We have a Vacancy for a Service and Small Works Technician. 

  • We require a Service Technician to work within the Click 24 Service Team,  Experience is essential in Service, Fault Finding and Small Works / Repairs.
  • Our business model is commercial only, mainly larger buildings. within both the private and public sector.
  • Our Core Products are Galaxy, Texecom.  Access Control, IP CCTV and Fire Alarm Systems
  • The business has grown over the last 7 years mainly through referral, our staff are our greatest asset, one engineer who recently joined the company has commented on how customer focused we are.  Any employees joining the business will be required to deliver the optimum service required to enable us to continue providing the best service
  • The position has a company car, laptop, phone etc.
  • Salary is based on 40 hours
  • Applicants can either send a CV or ring the office for an informal chat (in confidence)
  • Our Contact Number is 01706 751990


Fire Alarm and Security Installation in Rochdale by Click 24 Ltd

Having to work a miracle.

I often say to our clients. The impossible we do at once, miracles however do take some time.

Another favourite of mine is a scenario I picked up from Tony Nugent.

There are three factors in putting together your deal.

Quality – Speed – Cost.

But! You can only have any 2 of them😳. In this case our client will be breaking this rule and getting all Three

This week will hopefully see our team do the impossible whilst maintaining the quality and going like a steam train. The cost has been agreed and I’m pleased to say we’re on the mark.

We have three days to complete the high level works before the racking guys arrive. Our works are to install a Fire Alarm, Intruder, CCTV, Access Control in 2 weeks

I’ve no concerns that we won’t be almost there at the end of the month but it does seem to be coming a trend for us to be hitting these types of installations with ever decreasing time to complete.

BS5839-1 2017 has now been released to replace the 2013 standard Click 24 Ltd

We have this week been checking the new standard for all of our up and coming installation now that BS 5839-1:2013 has now been replaced and the new and improved BS 5839-1:2017

The BS 5839 provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic premises.

The 2017 version takes into account the changes to other safety standards including the BS EN 54 series of standards for fire detection and fire alarm systems and BS 9999 for fire safety in commercial buildings. These changes will also reduce confusion in the marketplace around how to implement the recommendations given in BS 5839-1.

It is recommended that all manual call points are fitted with a protective cover to reduce the chance of malicious or false activation. Fitting of covers will no longer be regarded as a “variation” to the Code of Practice and the “variation” will be not fitting covers.

There is no longer a requirement to provide double pole isolation adjacent to control equipment and power supply units but means of safe isolation for maintenance purposes must be provided.

Additional guidance on the selection and application of fire detection, including a new annex.

Changes include.  Installed heights of detectors.

DD Sep 2017

School Lock Down, Integrated with Speakers and Access Control by Manchester Based Click 24 Ltd


School Lockdown, Integrated with Access Control, CCTV and Class Change

Over the last few months we have been asked for a school Lockdown system, we have looked at all of the information available through the media, spoken with school security specialist and looked at the equipment on the market.

The standard requirements on offer are:

  • To have the ability from different points within the school to raise alarms and warn staff and pupils of developing situations.
  • Provide a class change alternate to the Fire Alarm and Traditional Bells
  • The use of the system as a Public Address for announcements
  • Play recorded music

Off Site Signalling, 

We have been looking to further enhance the information we have found and can add

  • Off site signalling for assistance in a full Lockdown
  • Allow CCTV Images to be transmitted.
  • Allow access for a remote specialist CCTV centre to Access the images
  • To electronically control the school doors entrances
  • As the guidance and standards develop the equipment can be programmed to conform with changes.


The control system will be installed within a secure office / coms room.

School Requirement’s

A full site survey is required. any existing Public Address, CCTV of Access Control can be utilised and integrated into the system. Our company’s core works is the installation of Integrated Security Installations,  The Lock down could be incorporated within the schools existing network and services.

Click offer a Full design, Installation, commissioning and servicing of integrated Security and Life Safety Systems.

August 2017





HIK 1080P HD CCTV Upgrade for NHS sites. Click 24 Ltd CCTV Service & Repair Manchester


This week we upgraded a 24 camera system at a NHS site,  The existing system was originally a Siemens, Eventis DVR that had been installed as a monitored system.  This had been replaced some years later for a Dedicated Micros DVR.  The 6 PTZ domes were cabled in Cat 5 with Balan’s.  There was full functionality of the existing domes.

The performance of the system, was best describes as dull. dreary and bouncy.  2 of the cameras had interference, you wouldn’t have recognised your own mother on the recordings.  The night vision was useless, cameras were grainy, completely black, there was no basic cover of the areas.

The Solution, Upgrade to Turbo HD

The Result – Absolutely Astounding.

The 2 NVR’s were replaced, 6 new PTZ Cameras and 18 Internal static’s and 2 new Monitors.

I met the client on site on Friday Morning and I was stunned with eh quality, play back and overall performance.  10 years ago we left analogue behind and completely moved the IP.  As a company 95% of our installs have been with IP cameras.  Well this has proved us wrong.

We have a new message. If you’ve got a useless CCTV system like to one above, we have a low cost solution.  The cost of the 24 camera upgrade with 6 domes, recorders and new monitors ,

was a touch over £7,500.00

We have another 8 sites going in  over the next 3 weeks.  If you need any information or simply need a budget cost give us a Buzz on 01706 751990

HIK Picture24 Moon

DD July

Click 24 Ltd. Rochdale Business Awards – New Business Of the Year 2017


We have been accepted to sponsor the New Business of the Year 2017 at the Rochdale Business Awards.  Our Installation business Click Fire & Security Ltd was a finalist in the 2012 Awards.

Still a very new business operating in our environment it seems the most fitting for us as a business.  The event on the 10th November will be attended by our management team and several people from the local business community who have work with us for the last 5 years

The companies growing steadily now as it becomes known around the North West.  Everything’s still fresh in our minds and were more than aware how tough it is to get up and running in the present economy.  Were always available if any local businesses need advise on start up issues and putting workable business plans together

Were hoping there are some strong candidates for the awards and the team are looking forward to the event.




Davantis Video Analytics for Derby Based Power Tool Importer, Installed by Click 24 Ltd

Click technicians are commissioning our latest monitored CCTV system, This is another Dvanatis Installation utilising the latest technology, Video Analytics has the ability to intelligently analyse a scene, and can drastically reduce the number of false and nuisance alarms generated by a CCTV system. With option to add on additional features such as Smart Scene, Smart Wire, and Smart Watch, Video Analytics can be used to protect an ever growing number of sites, in scenarios that would be almost impossible using any other technology.

The monitoring utilises 12 of the 16 external cameras, the Installation has a total of 70 cameras all recorded on HIK 9600 series NVR’s

The audio announcement is delivered to the TOA amplifier by a Barix IP unit. 14 TOA 15 watt external horns have been installed.

The site is an open site. there is no fence line and the car park is open.

The detection will be kept close to the building, the system will be checked every day for the first few weeks for the monitoring and adjustment of the zones to ensure the site received the optimum cover based on an open site operation


HIK Vision DS-7316HUHI-F4/N with DS-2AE5223TI-A CCTV Upgrade to NHS Sites, Manchester

Click 24 have recently been entrusted with a contract to upgrade the CCTV systems at Several NHS sites around the North West.  The sites are all around 10 years old and the client decided to change all of the equipment

There is a major improvement in the quality of the image viewing live, the images don’t degrade in the recording process, the replay is almost as good as the live view.  Increased disk size has extended the current recording time.

The PTZ cameras are controlled by a twist/zoom keyboard.  One of the sites has 6 external domes, 17 static’s 2 Turbo HD DVR’s new monitors and commissioning,  The works took 4 days

One point we made to the client, the upgrade has probably cost a 3rd of the cost of the original system.  Click have been installing IP CCTV system for the last 10 years.  The Turbo HD definitely has a place in the market for upgrading any coaxial system

HIK Picture24 Moon


NSI Gold Access Paxton Access Control System for Manchester School External Gates

The need for School premises to be secure in term time is essential to the management of the school, last month we visited a primary school.  This is quite unusual in the fact it has the usual vehicle entrance  and pedestrian entrance but there’s also a shared facility just outside the school premises that the teachers and staff need to use during lesson time.

A solution was found was found to be practical and user friendly.  The vehicle gate will be fitted with BFT hydraulic arms and all of the required Safety Edges, photo cells and exit loops. the gate has a Paxton Net 2 Reader.  The gate will open automatically for 30 minutes to allow the staff to enter, after the period the system will close the gate, staff will have to use the fob to open the gate.

The pedestrian gate will have a Locinox Closer to keep the gate closed.  A Gate lock will keep the gate secure.  The Video Intercom is a Paxton Net 2 system. to exit gate there is a button on a post 1 metre in for the gate

The shared entrance is for staff only.  this has no audio, the system has readers on both sides of the doors, only people with fobs can use the gate.

The works will prevent free access to the school grounds, in addition  to the gates we are also installing 4 Access Control Doors

The works will take 1 week to complete

April 2017


Wireless Fire Alarm System for Manchester

Click engineers this week commissioned the first phase of a Hybrid Fire Alarm Installation at the prestigious Manchester Hall

The system supplier Hy-Fire carried out full tests of the radio signals on site

The system will run across the development and provide a system in line with the requirements of BS5839 Type L1 system

Fire Equipment