Central Station Monitoring
Traditional alarm monitoring is via a central station / Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC). This is often a requirement of commercial, industrial or retail insurance policies.
Grade 2 single path monitoring: Typically £200 year 1, thereafter £80 PA (excluding service agreement)
Grade 2 dual path monitoring; Typically £260 year 1, thereafter £120 PA (excluding service agreement)
Grade 3 dual path monitoring; Typically £320 year 1, thereafter £180 PA (excluding service agreement)
Insurance company guidelines rarely specify central station monitoring for domestic installations.
Insurance company guidelines, domestic alarm systems, typical requirements:
Installation to BS/EN50131 by SSAIB or NSI accredited installer
Notification Grade 2X with GSM self monitoring
Ongoing maintenance agreement with accredited installer