Controlled Guarding Solutions (CGS) is the premier name in security and provider of controlled guarding solutions, security management & personnel, CCTV management and mobile patrols. Our comprehensive experience in security solutions began in 1989 as Special Projects Security Limited but was expanded and re-branded in 2002 to meet the ever changing safety and security needs of the 21st century in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries.

All of our personnel are trained to recognised and accredited national standards (including, where applicable, licensing in accordance with the provisions of the Private Security Industry Act 2001) to enable them to fulfil their particular roles. Our manned guarding personnel and consultants have many years of police, special forces military and education experience, as well as extensive experience in the private sectors. This combined diversity of experience enables us to provide a truly unique and bespoke solution to exceed your service requirements.

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Controlled Training Solutions (CTS) is one of the premier providers of recognised and accredited training to support the safety and security needs of the sports, leisure and entertainment industry within the U.K. and beyond. CTS offers a wide range of comprehensive training packages to suit every need, including close protection training solutions and personal safety courses.

The group remains at the cutting edge of security training solutions with CSG’s new e-learning platform which has been developed to complement our existing training catalogue. The online security training courses are highly effective when used to reinforce the underpinning knowledge of our classroom courses. Controlled Solutions Group offers a wide range of accredited training and e-learning packages from Spectator Safety & Management to IED awareness. Follow the link below and discover more details about our range of courses and the processes we use to ensure the instructional integrity of our training.

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Controlled Event Solutions (CES) has been operating and delivering first class event management since 1989, in direct response to the Government's call for improvements in safety at football grounds in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster. CGS is proud to be associated with an extensive and varied portfolio of sport, entertainment and ‘blue chip’ clients, many of which are leading international brand names.

Event safety, crowd control and crowd safety management personnel (including key holding services) are all provided through Controlled Event Solutions. Associated consultancy services are also offered through CSG, allowing clients to benefit from the wealth of knowledge acquired from CSG’s comprehensive experiences within the sports, leisure and entertainment industries. Whether you require a fully qualified and experienced Safety Officer, Security Officers, or Crowd Control / Customer Care Stewards CES has a solution to suit your individual and specific needs. Discover how CSG’s professional team can deliver the event security solutions you require.

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Training & E-Learning Courses

Controlled Solutions Group is also proud to offer a range of SIA-recognised qualifications, enabling our trainees to access exciting careers within the Controlled Solutions Group and the wider sports, leisure and entertainment security industry. Our courses boast a wide range of comprehensive training packages to suit every need, backed with our new e-learning platform which has been developed to reinforce the underpinning knowledge of our classroom courses and provided trainees with a wider security expertise portfolio.

Spectator Safety

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Search Procedures

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Personal Safety

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Customer Service

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Conflict Management

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Fire Safety

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We recognise that diversity exists between various audience profiles. Consequently, we place great emphasis on the interpersonal skills of our staff to ensure that they are able to deliver the highest standards of customer care and service within our varying environments. To discover just how rewarding a Controlled Solutions Group course can be, book online today.


Formed in 1989, Controlled Solutions Group (CSG) have become the premier crowd safety management consultants and security providers to the sports, leisure and entertainment industries. The group directors remain at the cutting edge of operations and development and are able to draw upon our extensive wealth of police, UK Special Forces and education experience to deliver realistic, practical and to the point training packages to suit any requirements.

CSG’s new e-learning platform has been developed to complement our existing training catalogue and is highly effective when used to reinforce the underpinning knowledge of our classroom courses. CSG offers a wide range of comprehensive accredited training and e-learning packages from Spectator Safety & Management to IED awareness.

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