Ann Burroughs – Founder & Consultant

Prior to becoming an Independent Consultant, Ann was employed as a Police Designing out Crime Officer (DOCO/CPDA) for over 14 years. While working  on secondment in the London Boroughs of Croydon and Lambeth, she gained a unique perspective of early engagement and collaborative working with Design Professionals, Planning and Regeneration Officers, Health, Education and Housing Project Managers.

Ann specialises in applying “Secured by Design and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design” principles to proposed designs and the existing built environment. She is well versed in the standards required for the various SBD development awards and the need to provide convenient security measures that represent value for money.

Recognising that every project is different – Ann combines her observational skills and crime prevention expertise, to assess proposals and provide tailored advice for public and private sector clients.

Accomplished in working on mixed-use, commercial, retail, residential and educational uses. Ann has informed the design and specification of a wide range of development and regeneration projects in the Greater London area, including:

Jubilee Gardens, Waterloo.

Brixton Town Hall and Civic Centre Regeneration.

Somerleyton Road Mixed Use Regeneration, Brixton.

Ann is an Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), a Registered Independent Security Consultant with the Association of Security Consultants (RISC – ASC) and an Independent Secured by Design (SBD) Licensed Consultant.