Crowded Places Guidance

The UK faces a real threat from terrorism and crowded places remain an attractive target.

Crowded placeCrowded places include shopping centres, sports stadia, bars, pubs and clubs which are easily accessible to the public and attractive to terrorists.

This guidance has been written to help those charged with security at crowded places mitigate the threat and help make the UK less vulnerable to an attack.

For site specific advice relating to your premises, contact your CTSA or use the non-emergency police telephone number 101

The guidance covers a wide range of topics from managing risk and business continuity, threat levels, attack methods, unattended and suspicious items, bomb threats, marauding terror attacks and many other essential areas your organisation needs to be aware of and have a plan of how to respond.

View the guidance on the National Counter Terrorism Security Office website