Ann Burroughs – Founder

Ann has over 14 years of experience of applying ‘Secured by Design’ and ‘Crime Prevention’ methodology to the built environment. Having worked as a Police Designing out Crime Officer (DOCO) and Crime Prevention Design Advisor (CPDA) in London for 14 years, she has extensive experience of delivering professional ‘Design out Crime’ and ‘Secured by Design’ advice, on a wide range of developments.

Ann specialises in utilising her observational skills and crime prevention expertise to assess proposals and offer tailored crime prevention & SBD advice, to public and private sector clients. She has informed the design and specification of a wide range of development and regeneration projects, incorporating mixed-use, commercial, various residential and educational uses as well as associated landscaping.

Accomplished in collaborative working and pre-application engagement, Ann has provided Design out Crime and Secured by Design advice on a variety of developments including:

  • Jubilee Gardens, Waterloo.
  • Brixton Town Hall and Civic Centre Regeneration.
  • Somerleyton Road Mixed Use Regeneration, Brixton.
  • West Norwood Health, Leisure Centre and Park Regeneration.

Ann is an Associate of the RTPI, a member of the Association of Security Consultants and an Independent Secured by Design (SBD) Licensed Consultant.