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Barbican CCTV Update

Report of the Town Clerk and Commissioner



The Committee received a joint report of the Commissioner and the Town Clerk concerning the Barbican CCTV Project, the proposal for which had been delegated to the Ring Steel Project, under the governance of the

Ring of Steel Board, chaired by the Commander Operations, City of London Police.


The Committee was advised that the decision of the Ring of Steel Board was that the proposal to commission additional CCTV cameras to the public walkways of the Barbican Residential estate and the Golden Lane estate could not be supported.


The Commissioner reported that in order to address some of the concerns raised by residents who had been in support of the proposal, increased security at the building site at London Wall Place, including the possibility of more CCTV cameras, was being explored, Additionally there was also going to be a review of the ‘Ring of Steel’ to make sure it was still fit for purpose. The outcomes of both would be reported to a future meeting.


RESOLVED – That the current position relating to the installation of CCTV cameras in the Barbican area be noted.


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