In the Media

Fearful middle classes turning home security into big business

PUBLISHED December 6, 2004

Until four months ago the residents of Upper Cheyne Row had been happy to rely on window locks and burglar alarms to provide home security.

Then, after a series of violent attacks in their wealthy corner of west London, homeowners on the Chelsea street each paid £500 to have CCTV cameras fixed outside the handsome houses at regular intervals.