A trusted fire and security provider for schools, colleges & universities

Unparalleled protection of people, buildings and assets

Educational institutions have a responsibility to protect the safety and wellbeing of all students, staff and visitors. Ensuring protection against fires, break-ins and vandalism is of paramount importance. At Ace, we understand that this is your top priority. By providing fully tailored fire and security solutions we ensure your people, buildings and assets are safe.

Understanding your needs and key challenges

Sensitively upgrading legacy security systems to support surveillance and improve data collection

Controlling building access through a combination of cameras and alerts, providing data for administrators and security staff

Continuous monitoring of movement across the site, including people, doorways and car number plate registrations

Smart CCTV surveillance and video management solutions that enable you to monitor and investigate incidents without exploiting people’s privacy

Biometric and facial recognition systems to identify key personnel

Reducing false fire alarm activations

Enabling emergency systems to signal the building to lockdown in the event of a security incident

Preventing access to perimeters and doorways when buildings are locked down

Our Clients


Fordham University

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Keeping over 350,000 students and staff safe

Ace has been providing fire and security solutions for schools, colleges and universities for over 30 years. Each year, we design, specify, install and monitor fire and security solutions that keep over 350,000 staff and students safe.

From fire management systems to CCTV, intruder alarms and access control systems, we offer a one-stop-shop for all your fire and security needs. And because we’re product-agnostic, we can choose products and systems that best meet your needs and budget, providing you with a fully tailored solution.

What we cover:

Critical fire protection systems

Fire detection

Fire doors, risers, hydrants and spinkler systems

Fire evacuation policies and procedures

Emergency lighting

Fire extinguishers

Fire risk assessment

Security systems and integrations

Emergency Voice Systems & Communications

Access control


Site monitoring, gates and perimeter security

Video management software and incident support

Occupancy management and wellness

Social distancing and facemask detection

Health and temperature screening

Biometric identification

Why Ace?

Specialist, security-vetted staff who understand the unique fire and security needs of educational sites

End-to-end fire and security solutions tailored to you, ensuring mandatory compliance and best practice

Over 90 schools, colleges and universities managed in the UK alone

ISO 9001, NSI Gold, BAFE, CHAS accredited

Our technology partners


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