Safety and crime prevention


Monthly Police security meetings
Taking place on the first Thursday of every month at 09:15 via Zoom.

Please report all offences occurring in your business to the Police.
The relevant online reporting links are available below:

To report a breach of Covid-19 restrictions:

To report a crime or an incident, including shoplifting

– Crime or incident
To report anti-social behaviour, including begging, graffiti and littering
– Anti-social behaviour
You can also email Bristol City Council’s Streetwise Team with as much information as possible, including photos / CCTV:

To contact the BID Support Retail Ranger
Email: or call 07703 808303


For urgent crime: call 999
Non-urgent crime: call 101
Crimestoppers (to report a crime anonymously): call 0800 555 111

If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough in the area, please email: Bristolspot@MUNGOS.ORG





Would you know how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and what to do to help yourself, others and the emergency responders, if an attack should take place?
Good counter terrorism measures have benefits in deterring crime.
Remain vigilant and ACT if you see anything suspicious by reporting it confidentially via or by calling 0800 789 321. In an emergency, always dial 999.

ACT Awareness e-Learning
Free 45-minute training course
An innovative training scheme that could help prevent terror attacks, covering how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and what to do if an attack should take place. Register HERE.

ACT app
Access is for business/ professional use only
The ACT app provides useful guidance on all aspects of protective security, and is now being used for COVID-19 messaging in addition to Counter Terrorism specific messaging.
1. Download the Urim app from the Google Play or Apple Store
2. Then email to request a user name and password
Please note if you have been using the app prior to July 2021, it is recommended that you delete it and re-install it.

WATER SAFETY IN BRISTOL CITY CENTRE (dangers of swimming in Bristol Harbour)

In case of an accident where you find yourself in the water, please be aware of the dangers of cold water shock and take note of the information below: (credit RNLI)
Float to Live
• Fight your instincts to swim
• Lie back and keep your airways clear, push your stomach up and extend your limbs, moving hands & feet to stay afloat
• Try and control your breathing
• Once controlled, try and make your way towards safety