Safe deposit robbery – Hatton Garden 2015

Safe deposit robberies are a rare occurrence due to the extremely high levels of security put in place at the banks and safe deposit centres. One of the most recent and highly talked about safe deposit robberies was the Hatton Garden Heist in 2015.

In April 2015 the Hatton Garden safe deposit company, an underground safe deposit centre in London’s Hatton Garden area, was burgled. A total of £20 million was stolen and the incident has been called the largest burglary in English legal history.

The heist was planned and carried out...

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Do I Need a Safe Deposit Box?

There are many different reasons people have for opening up a safe deposit box. Some people will use it for temporary storage of valuables when going away or moving house, others prefer to keep the valuable and important items in secure storage away from the home. However, the use of your safe deposit box is entirely up to you. In this article we will detail some of the common uses for safe deposit boxes and the benefits of owning one.

What to store in your safe deposit box

  • -Important documents: such as passports, birth certificates, deeds and your...

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Security Increased for Glastonbury

The gates to Glastonbury festival will be opening next Wednesday, the 21st June – 25th June, but security measures have been increased dramatically. Organisers have warned the festival goers that in light of the recent terror attacks occurring around Britain, and all over the world, security checks are being stepped up.

Ticket holders have been advised to pack lightly, as this will speed up queues for entry. Organisers have asked people to ‘only bring as much as you can carry’ in order to reduce time spent on bag checks and getting people in. Due...

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Banks Closing Safe Deposit Facilities

Manchester safety deposit box rental

Recently it has come to light that more and more banks are beginning to close their safe deposit box facilities at their branches, leaving many customers at a loss for what to do with their valuables. However, they need not worry, our safe deposit centre is located in the centre of Manchester. We have contracts from 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and more so that you can make sure your belongings are protected sufficiently. Prices start from just £40 for a 3 month contract and this includes 2 keys...

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Father’s Ashes Stolen in Perranporth

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Joanne Young has carried her father’s ashes with her in a locket in her wallet, which was stolen along with her handbag as she fed ducks with her two children. She had taken her family for a trip away to Perranporth as that is where she had holidayed every year with her father throughout her childhood.

Her father passed away from cancer aged 61 in June 2014, Mrs Young said that she has carried the locket with her everywhere she goes so that she can keep him with her. She wore the locket on her...

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