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Telecom Security, Southwark: imitation

Telecom Security

“Telecom Security” burglar alarm, Southwark • The design of this  suggests British Telecom (as was), though I daresay it’s flattery by imitation. Again, not sure if it’s any relation of yesterday’s Telecom Direct• Spotted: Arches, Ewer Street, Southwark, London, SE1, England, 2010 • Politics: In the Liberal Democrat constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark

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  1. Was the T logo not on this box because they were preparing to sell this division? I have seen some almost identical but with the T…

  2. The Telecom security bell box above was a division of British Telecom (BT). As stated above they were brought by Modern Alarms in about 1990. They mainly did domestic installations.

  3. No connection with yesterdays box. Telecom Security was acquired by Modern Alarms (then ADT) many moons ago. All Telecom Security Bells of this type were dummy boxes. All the systems were monitored.

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