We are delighted that we are able to supply window stickers for FREE to our members. We do this by supplying the Associations to distribute locally. Contact your Association for free stickers or Coordinators can order stickers through our online shop for a small charge. Our window stickers have been sponsored through our Corporate sponsors, Co-Op, ERA and AVAST.
We also have a supply of bi-lingual window stickers in Welsh and English.
Street signs are a great way of showing that your community cares about preventing crime.
Each individual scheme is responsible for deciding where to hang signs and for putting up the signs securely and maintaining them. Sign Location and Fitting Formal planning permission should not be required to fit new signs which comply with the 1992 Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations (see below).
You should however, notify your local authority as to the location of each sign and ensure that any fixing equipment complies with their regulations. In some cases, the local police and / or your local area Association may have prior agreements with the local authority as to type and fitting of each sign. Generally, signs must not be illuminated, be at least 2.2 metres above street level but no higher than 3.6 metres above street level and ideally placed on concrete and steel lamp columns maintained by the local authority.
If a suitable place to fit a sign cannot be found, consideration may be given to placing in on a post, wall or fencing on private land. Written permission from the land owner is necessary before a sign can be erected in this way.
Neighbourhood Watch street signs must NOT be placed on the following:
- Any road traffic sign
- Any road traffic signal
- A telegraph, telephone and electricity columns (unless express permission from the company has been given).
Please note: We recommend everybody contacts their area Association before erecting any signs as there may be local variations to rules. Find their details here
Supply, maintenance and insurance
The supply and maintenance of Neighbourhood Watch signs may vary from county to county and may be issued by the local police or Association. In some cases, schemes may incur a small charge to cover purchase costs, or be directed to an approved supplier for independent purchase. It may be worth obtaining quotes from a number of suppliers as costs will vary based on quantity and material
You can order signs through our online shop or the following companies have been licensed as a print supplier for the use of the Neighbourhood Watch trademark.
All recognised Neighbourhood Watch schemes following the above guidelines, in line with local policy, will be covered by Public Liability Insurance, free of charge.