The Wychavon Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) system is owned and operated by the District Council and was launched in February 1999. The bulk of the funding for the scheme was provided by the District Council together with a grant from the Home Office and is now supported by funding from the West Mercia Police Authority's Police and Crime Commissioner.
By installing CCTV we are not only helping to provide a safer environment for our own residents but also for all people who use any of our towns for shopping, to work or to visit.
The main users of the system are the West Mercia Police and we work closely with them to ensure that we are providing evidential material of the best quality.
Our other major partner is Worcester City Council who we provide a CCTV monitoring service to.
We also actively support the work of the local Community Safety partnership. For further information see South Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership.
The objectives of the Wychavon system are to:
- To help in the prevention of crime
- To help reduce the fear of crime
- To facilitate the apprehension and prosecution of offenders in relation to crime and public order
It will not be used to enforce minor breaches of traffic laws.
Type Of Cameras
Here are examples of the CCTV camera's that are used throughout Wychavon.
Comments, Compliments and Complaints
If you have a suggestion, comment to make or wish to complain about some aspect of the CCTV service, contact:
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Telephone: 01386 565406