May 2017

GCS Fire & Security, can now offer a supply and install service of metal detectors and arches, which a number of schoos are looking in to to combat and reduce knife crime, which is on the increase throughout the country, (see artical below) so if your a School, Night club or any other business and are interested, please give us a call.

London Schools urged to install metal detectors to help stop knife crime

Police say "Knife arches" can help prevent attacks, as number of attacks of under 25's stabed to death this year in the capital reaches 17.

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

Wednesday 3 May 2017 19.20 BST

DCS Michael Gallagher, one of the Met's leaders on its anti-Knife initiative, operation Scepter, said Knife arches in schools would help pupuls stay safer. "There is a growing body of headteachers that think it is probably a good idear," he said.

March 2017

Once again its time to sponser the Essex & Harts Air Ambulance strickly Dance Competition, held at Charter Hall Colchester. This year the celebrity Juges were Aljaz Skorjnnec and Janette Manrara. and what a spectacular show it was


March 2017

This year we have upgraded three 0f our vehicles and this one has just arrived, which is an addition to the fleet, its just waiting to be racked out and it can be put into service. 

January 2017

Carly Mitchell has decided to move on to pastures new and green, and we all wish her the very best, she had been an inportant member of the team for a number of years and will be missed.


Joining the team is Michelle Downham, who is quickley learning the ropes and will be an asset to the company.

March 2016 was the Essex & Harts Strictly Air Ambulance Show, held at Charter Hall Colchester, this is the second year that GCS Alarms Ltd has sponsered this event and again it was a great success, raising over £6000 for the Essex Air Ambulance. We have supported the Air Ambulance for a number of years now, it is a necassary service and a worthy Charity saving lives on a daily basis, so please make a donation when ever you can. Thank you.


March 2015

We launched our new LOCKSMITH & BOARDING UP Service, this covers Commercial and Domestic properties, including Car and House key cutting, insurance rated locks supplied and fitted, also UPVC Door & Window locks. Emergency Door opening service, Supply and opening of safes, 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE Call for a free qoute.

Insurance approved and fully Accredited.

October 2014

Paul Dewing Managing Director of GCS Alarms Ltd was presented with the Enterprise Education Certificate, at the Manningtree High School for helping the year 11 students with mock interviews and mentoring, he says the future is looking bright.

1st of May 2014

Paul of GCS Alarms & John of ABACUS Alarms shake hands at GCS offices.

GCS Alarms Ltd have aquired ABACUS Security Systems, and as of Thursday 1st of May will be trading as usual, the benefits to ABACUS customers is that GCS Alarms Ltd are a NSI gold approved company and can offer more services, including monitored systems for Police response. We also provide a 24 hour support service should it be required. ABACUS phone lines will be re-directed to GCS, but should you experience any difficulties please phone 01255 220316. We look forward to providing you with the service you expect.

November 2013

GCS Alarms Ltd were presented this week with two Certificates for outstanding commitment to Apprenticeships and support as an employer to training and skills development to their staff.

National apprentice certificate   Tendring district council certificate

November 2013

In November 2013 GCS Alarms Ltd formed a relationship with Oakpark Security, a Colchester based company that offers; Monitoring, Mobile Patrols, Key Holding and Response, for both commercial and residential customers. So now GCS Alarms can offer you a complete security solution in conjuntion with Oakpark Security.

For more details call us on 01255 220316

April 2013

Peter Dewing

After 43 years in business and at the age of 71 Peter Dewing has decided to semi-retire and take on the roll of Chairman, and has handed over the day to day running of the company to his son Paul who now becomes Managing Director.

Paul Dewing

Paul Dewing has been with GCS Alarms Ltd since he left school working his way up through the various stages of the companies development, from apprentice to trainee, from trainee to engineer and on to surveying where he took on the roll of General Manager. He has under taken first aid training, fire risk assessment, health & safety and IOSH plus a lot more. He has now taken on the roll of Managing Director and I am sure he will continue to take GCS Alarms Ltd forward into 2014 maintaining their committment to quality and after sales customer service.