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“Swift Alarms Supplies”, Westminster: fast flier

“Swift Alarms Supplies Limited” burglar alarm, City of Westminster • There are billions (approx) of security firms featuring birds, but this is only the second Swift I’ve found – the other one is here, and is called simply Swift. This looks like the same silhouette and font as on that one, so I reckon it’s an older incarnation of the same company which, judging by the 0892 code, was based in the Tunbridge Wells area. The selfsame bird can be found on the current website of  Swift Alarms Group, and indeed it says they started life in Tunbbridge Wells in 1978 as Swift Alarms Supplies Limited, so my guess was right. I should have just gone to their website first… • Spotted: Newman Passage, City of Westminster, London, W1, England, 2012 • Politics: In the Conservative constituency of Cities of London and Westminster

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  1. Yep, swift alarms are one of our rivals, although I’m sure they don’t really notice us :( they have many prestige jobs and seem like a pretty good company. Also they are run by a baron somebody or other who is one of the top chaps at nacoss.

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