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The ISC Red Kites & Gallowglass Security raising money for Prostate Scotland.

  • Blog
  • 22nd April 2016
  • By Alta Blue

Having opened up a new Gallowglass Scottish office within the last year, it seemed only fitting that we took time out from our day to day activity in the provision of security services for a Scottish based charity to support.It was with alacrity that we accepted an invitation from the Red Kites Rugby Football club to lend our support to their magnificent fund raising efforts in support of Prostrate Scotland.The Edinburgh based Red Kites were formed in 2014 with the specific purpose of raising both funds and awareness for Prostate Scotland throu...

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Wedding of the year!

  • Blog
  • 9th May 2015
  • By Jack Flash

Saturday the 9th of May was a highly anticipated date in the Gallowglass calendar, as it signalled the closing chapter of the raffish bachelor days of proud Scotsman and Gallowglass Property Manager, George Oliver; with the celebration of his marriage with his beautiful and delightful Californian bride, Caroline Vaughan.There was an air of added frisson to the celebrations on this wonderful day, as it was more than union of kindred spirits, but a coming together of two diverse families, separated by culture as well as the pond. Predictions that...

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London Urban Gentrification, a Scourge or Progress? – A Personal Perspective by Lawrence Hair

  • Blog
  • 15th October 2014
  • By Lawrence Hair

For a growing number of South Londoners ‘Gentrification’ has become a filthy word; associated with overpriced coffee outlets, gastropubs and purveyors of vintage furniture. Locals feeling isolated in their own community and losing a shared sense of identity as older businesses are pushed out by soaring rent prices; drops in trade due to new clientele is just the beginning. What seems like a relentless steamroller effect of middle class culture from zone 1 to 3 is tightening its choke hold on some of the most diverse and colourful of London...

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Squatting and the Vulnerability of your Vacant Property

  • Blog
  • 3rd June 2014
  • By Jack Flash & George Oliver

Since the inception of Gallowglass in 1999, one of our most active service sectors has been to work in conjunction with certified bailiffs to assist in the lawful recovery of properties from squatters. Some have been very high profile, for example the former MI5 whistle-blower David Shayler as reported in the Daily Mail http://is.gd/8ugCuQThere can be no doubt, anecdotally at least, that there has been a change of emphasis from squatters with empty commercial properties (for example pubs, offices and warehouses) proving to be increasingly vulne...

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Grosvenor Britain & Ireland - Award of Cleaning and Security Contact to CICS Ltd and Gallowglass Security Partners LLP Consortium

  • Blog
  • 15th April 2014
  • By Alta Blue

We are delighted to announce that the CICS Ltd and Gallowglass Security Partners LLP Consortium has been awarded an exclusive five year contract with Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, in the cleaning and security sectors of the Grosvenor Repairs and Maintenance Service work programme, at Belgravia and Mayfair.The Consortium will be responsible for providing the highest standards of service and support to Grosvenor, in ensuring that their prestigious portfolio of both residential and commercial properties are not only maintained for the future, b...

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