Control Rooms

Control Rooms provides an invaluable source of information for sports ground managers, designers, safety advisors and agencies involved in the upgrading of an existing facility or the design of a new one.

It expands on the advice contained in the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds and provides details of relevant BS and BSEN Standards for CCTV and public address systems as well as highlighting the implications of Health and Safety legislation and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 on the operation of the control room.


Reflections on the Hillsborough Inquest verdict

SGSA Chief Executive Karen Eyre-White reflects on the verdicts of the Hillsborough Inquests

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Council of Europe Convention Signed

SGSA Welcomes New Board Members

Cyber Security for Major Events Guidance

New guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre on cyber security

Reflections on security at future major events

Ken Scott blogs about his reflections on security at future major events.

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Operations Manual

Details of what should be included in the operations manual of a sports ground.

Stewarding and SIA licence

Information about stewarding and the SIA licence.

Planning for increased threat levels

Guidance for sports grounds in planning for an increase to threat levels

Counter-terrorism in sports grounds

For a number of years the UK has been at a threat level of severe (an attack is highly likely) and ground management should have developed plans that are in place to provide protective security appropriate to that level.