CCTV Helps Childrens Centre Theft

CCTV system installed by Alert Fire and Security identifies thief stealing from Blackburn play centre

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CCTV system installed by Alert Fire and Security identifies thief stealing from Blackburn play centre.

Blackburn play centre Funtazia, has had a positive result and seen first hand how recent upgrades to their CCTV system have identified a thief.

In November 2017, a thief visited the childrens play centre and callously stole a charity box whilst staff and visitors weren’t looking. A member of staff later noticed the box had been taken and thanks to their CCTV high definition images, were able to provide the Police with the evidence required. This resulted in an arrest and court appearance.

Blackburn and Darwen PoliceFuntazia Play Centre Owner, Helen explained “We recently upgraded our security system to include internal and external HD CCTV on the advise of our provider Alert Fire and Security. The new HD CCTV cameras proved invaluable as the pictures were so clear.”

“The managers jumped on our CCTV and reviewed the footage. We rang Alert Fire and Security who attended the Play Centre to make a copy of the video for the police report”.

after a public appeal showing the footage we were able to identify the intruder who has been arrested by Police and pending a court appearance.


HDCCTV Also Helping Health & Safety of Customer.

Helens explained CCTV is not just about theft and vandalism.

“We would like to thank Alert Fire and Security for their help and advise. As a Childrens Centre, we have a responsibility to protect our visitors wherever possible. The cameras also assist in Health & Safety matters and give our visitors piece of mind their welfare is our priority.”




About Alert Fire and Security

Alert Fire and Security Ltd are a NSI Gold and BAFE certified company that install quality systems.

They offer a full range of services including monitored & maintained intruder alarm systems, monitored & maintained fire alarm systems, HD CCTV, biometric access control, fire risk assessment, fire marshal training, fire extinguisher servicing and security gated and barrier solutions.


About Funtazia

Funtazia is a childrens play centre based in Blackburn, Lancashire. Funtazia can cater for all your party needs for children aged 0 – 12 years. They have a range of themed party options available to ensure your child’s birthday is celebrated in fantastic style. They have Quad bikes, Cannons, Toddlers area, Football table, Football Pitch, Family Entertainment Centre, Mega slide, Bouncy castle, Trampolines, Air hockey, and a Separate Toddlers area for under 3yrs old.

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