CCTV for flood hit victims
CCTV cameras have been relocated to provide further reassurance
to the public in the areas which were most affected by the
Following the floods which effected St Asaph
and Ruthin earlier this month, Denbighshire Council have relocated
4 CCTV cameras to those areas which were worst hit.
The cameras are all connected to the CCTV
monitoring room which is operational 24 hrs a day.
Denbighshire's Cabinet Lead Member for
Environment, Councillor David Smith, said: "Denbighshire's CCTV
service (managed by Planning and Public Protection Services),
working closely with Denbighshire Chief Inspector, Jo Williams of
North Wales Police have redeployed four CCTV cameras to St Asaph
"The cameras will help provide reassurance to
owners of empty properties and act as an additional deterrent to
would-be criminals or anyone hoping to take advantage of
potentially vulnerable home owners and families in the months
Chief Inspector Jo Williams, from North Wales
Police added: “I support and welcome the initiative of
re-siting of these cameras.”
It’s important that the community who have
been devastated by the floods know that collectively, all agencies
involved in returning the area to normality are aware of how the
communities are feeling and that we do everything we can to prevent
the opportunity for crime occurring.
These cameras will be instrumental to
Chief Inspector Jo Williams added that as part
of the long term patrol strategy, officers will maintain patrols in
the area and will hold a series of crime prevention surgeries.
The St Asaph surgery will be held until Friday
21st, in the Jacob’s Ladder Café between 11am and 4pm.
The Ruthin surgery will be held until
Friday21st, in the Wimpy Taylor Office between 11am and 4pm.
The cameras will be located at:-
1) The Roe
2) Junction of the Roe and Ashley Court
3) Opposite the entrance to Roe Park
4) At the entrance to the Glasdir Estate