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 About Tod Security

Why choose Tod?

About us

Formed in 1987, Tod Security and Fire is an independent NSI Gold Accredited company based in South Wales. We provide electronic fire and security system design, installation, after-sales maintenance and monitoring services for domestic, commercial and public sectors throughout Wales and England. Our monitoring station and after-sales engineering team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Scroll down for information on our accreditation, company history, core values and to meet the team.

Accreditation & membership

NSI (National Security Inspectorate)

We are an NSI Gold Accredited company for the design, installation and maintenance of security and BAFE fire systems. The NSI carry out regular auditing of our system designs, installations, servicing, engineer training, staff screening and our management processes to verify our work is compliant and of the highest standard. This ensures all our systems receive 100% insurance approval.

FIA (Fire Industry Association)

FIA provide fire engineer training courses, qualifications and advanced technical advice. They also sit on the board of many decision making committees and organisations, proactively circulating the latest industry and technical news to their members.

Ukas (UK’s National Accreditation Body)

Ukas develop and manage the ISO 9001 accreditation schemes to ensure measurable high level management competency.

BAFE (British Approvals For Fire Equipment)

BAFE develop and manage accreditation schemes for the fire industry.

GateSafe Installer

GateSafe certify our gate engineers are trained to the highest standards to ensure our systems are compliant to all the relevant safety and installation standards.

The company

Company history

1987: Tod Security and Fire was formed by Samantha and David Tod.
At that time dedicated training for security and fire engineers wasn't available , so most companies relied on self taught engineers which seldom had the depth of technical or practical skills required to carryout the installation of a reliable, well installed system.
Our prime objective was to provide a more professional service, with well designed and installed, cost-effective solutions using our own specially trained engineers, to gain a reputation for reliability and excellent customer service.

1997: Tod Security attained NSI Gold Accreditation and Ukas 9001 quality assurance, which helped to consolidate the company within the commercial and public sector markets.

2013: In February this year, the NSI began their BAFE SP203 fire accreditation scheme. Soon after the schemes release, we were among the first companies in Wales to attain Gold Fire Accreditation.

2015: Danny Tod became Head of Sales and created a rapid growth program.

2018: Danny was promoted to General Manager, responsible for running the companies day-to-day operations.

2019: Tod Security moved into our new purpose-built 1000² meter premises.

The future

Although having expanded well beyond a small family business, we have tried to ensure our original objectives and core values are still attained. These include providing reliable, cost-effective solutions that are fit for purpose, with investment in staff training and development, ensuring an excellent reputation for customer service.

Our core values

Product reliability

We use manufacturers with a reputation for producing reliable, technologically advanced equipment and products.

Staff development

Investing in staff development, training and skill advancement helps to make a confident, capable and happy workforce.

Continually monitoring and improving

We continually monitor the quality of our services, carrying out regular management and product site audits to ensure high standards are maintained. Customers are able to rate, comment and review our performance on Google’s open platform. We also carry out regular customer satisfaction surveys, this information is regularly reviewed in order to continually look for ways we can improve.

Train and test, train and test

Our in-house R&D facility not only provides the ability to setup and thoroughly test new products before they are installed, but it also allows us to find and test new applications that have not yet been thought of by the manufacturer, enhancing our capability to provide new cutting edge services to our customers.
This same facility is used to keep our engineers product knowledge up-to-date, with regular top-ups and new product training.

Investing in our younger generation

We have a regular intake of young apprentices, investing in the future of the industry.
Helping to develop the next generation of engineers is very important to us.

Team building

Our regular staff social activities help to tightly bond our workforce, creating a strong team spirit, essential for a healthy business.

Community spirit

We try to help our local community where we can. To that end, we regularly sponsor and donate to clubs and worthy causes.

Meet our team

Manager Director & Co-founder

David Tod

Receiving his qualifications as an electrical and electronic engineer at the University of Wales, David completed his training as an electrical technician within the Gwent health authority, before starting his own business in 1978.

General Manager & Head of Sales

Danny Tod

Pictured here with our second company mascot, Gin, Danny completed his training in electrical and electronics engineering at Hereford Technical College.
Initially working as an installation and commissioning engineer, he then moved to Head of Sales. Having been instrumental in a 10-year period of sustained growth in the company, Danny has now taken over as General Manager.

Senior Engineer

Anthony Hubbucks

Anthony moved some 12 years ago from Newcastle, where he worked on some of the largest fire projects in the UK.
With his excellent product knowledge and installation skills, he now heads up our engineering team.

IT & R&D Technical Manager

Connor Hopes

Connor completed his qualifications in electronic engineering at Hereford Technical College whilst working as an apprentice with us.
Showing a natural talent for advanced IT skills, Connor is now our IT R&D Technical Manager, providing high level technical support, assessing the latest products and is responsible for engineer training.

Installation & Sales Team Manager

Ross Cable

Our latest addition to the team, Ross Cable, moved from his role as one of the youngest Screwfix managers in the country.
He is a great addition to the team, now responsible for day-to-day running of our installation and sales team.

Co-Founder & Accountant

Samantha Tod

Photographed here with our team mascot, Cleo, Samantha is a company Co-Founder and head of our finance department.

Office & Customer Service Manager

Nicola Dando

Having been with us since 1997, Nicola is a key member of the team and has been instrumental in our success. Capable of handling just about any query, her experience ensures the smooth operation of our after-sales customer service team.

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