Why Do Business With Us?

Countryside Landowners Security is part of the established Secure Empty Property Limited.

We are SSAIB and BSIA accredited giving you the peace of mind you are purchasing from an established, accredited security company.

CLS Online is our self-installation online shop.

Who is Secure Empty Property Limited?

Secure Empty Property offers you a complete security and management service around empty property.

We understand the need to protect your valuable assets quickly and cost-effectively.

We supply detailed information with supporting image evidence where required.

As no one property is the same, we are able to offer a diverse range of solutions that are fit for purpose.

If you require GSM security cameras, physical steel security doors & screens, guarding security, lock changes, inspection reporting, or clearance, we can accommodate your request.

Meet The Team


Gareth Carson

Position: Head of Operations

Gareth has been in the security industry for 20 years and started with SEP when it began in 2012. He’s grown with the business, originally starting on the vans and now our Head of Operations.

When away from work he enjoys spending time with his family and is a regular at Bolton Wanderers FC.


Dan King

Position: Assistant Head of Operations

Dan grew up in Burnley and was a keen rugby player until recently swapping his boots for golf clubs. He can be found hacking his way around local courses.

Before joining in 2018, Dan oversaw repossession oversight for several key lenders/banks. He’s now responsible for the Management of the office and assisting with legal issues.


Craig Duffield

Position: UK Alarms Manager

Craig recently moved from Manchester to Cleveleys and is a keen Manchester City fan. Although too long in the tooth to play football he now completes DIY projects around his home.

Craig has over 25 years experience in the security industry and joined SEP in 2020. Responsible for the technical alarm and visual verification side of the business.


Adam Smith

Position: Assistant UK Alarms Manager

Adam grew up in Manchester and joined SEP at the start of 2022. He’s been in the security industry since 2008 specialising in remote monitoring. Working for some of the largest security companies in the UK.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys competing in RC Car Racing across the UK, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding and Thai boxing.


Roland Parker

Position: eCommerce Manager

Roland grew up in rural Lancashire and joined the team in 2022. After getting a degree in Industrial Design from Loughborough University he entered the marketing industry. Roland runs the CLS Online website and designs and implements our digital marketing campaigns.

In his spare time, he can be found rock climbing in the Yorkshire Dales or playing part-time gamekeeper.