Police forces across the UK have noticed a growing trend of gold thefts. With gold jewellery
being stored at homes across the country, thieves are targeting families with jewellery
including around key periods of the year such as religious festivals and the wedding
That’s why families are seeking secure storage facilities for family gold jewellery.
The NPA have ensured that if you want to provide commercial rates to provide secure
storage facilities, your services will be signposted by your local police force to the local
Working with the Home Office, the Association of Chief Police Officers and the Metropolitan
Police your business will be signposted to local communities who want to know about your
The rates you charge and the legal agreement you have in place is up to you. But please
check with your insurance provider to see whether or not this service affects your premiums.
This UK wide scheme is open to all pawnbrokers, who are members of the NPA, are also
regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and adhere to the Gold Standard which
is a set of measures agreed by a range of partners to ensure stolen goods are not handled.
To find out more contact the NPA on 020 7936 9497.