• welcome Link-Up!

    The professional choice in all-round security for northern natal.

    Link-up Security has been operating in Northern Natal since 1986 - currently our head offices and control centre in Vryheid and we have fully staffed branch offices in Dundee, Piet Retief and Newcastle.

    Link-Up Affiliations

    Corporate saidsa members


    SAIDSA is the umbrella organisation that was established to set and maintain standards in the alarm industry in South Africa. Link Up Security is a Corporate member of this body and therefore qualified to provide the guaranteed standards of installation and service that are accepted by all the insurance companies in South Africa.


    All our staff have been trained and are graded to the required PSIRA grading system in order to provide the services we do.

    Our services

    • Electronic Alarm Systems

      We offer a full range of the latest alarm systems available. [more]

    • 24 Hour Monitoring

      24 hour Monitoring services from our bomb proof control centre[more]

    • Armed Response Services

      24 hour Full Armed Response Service in all our regions [more]

    • Access Control

      Access Control Systems including gates, fingerprint readers and [more]

  • Our Extensive List of Services

    We cover all aspects of security services, below are some of the highlights

    If you require any services in the security field which are not covered specifically here then please contact us for details

    Android App get the app

    We are pleased to announce the innovation of our new android application which allows you to remotely control and view the status of your alarm system from anywhere.

    This app is available to all clients who have capable alarm systems and who are on full sms service.
    Using the app you will be able to:

    coming soon iPhone App

    Rapid Response Units

    In our 3 branches we offer our clients a rapid response service which is second to none.

    At all times we have a minimum of 2 manned vehicles on the road at each branch and then there is a fully equipped backup available prepared for any eventuality

    Our reaction staff are all fully armed and highly trained officers who are dedicated to providing the best possible security service to our communities

  • Control Centre Has
    Multiple Backup Systems

    Few people realise that our control centre is a fortified room with bullet-proof windows, concrete ceiling and armoured doors. Entry is gained through a trap with interlocking doors monitored by CCTV cameras similar to those in use today in most banks.

    we are prepared for the Following Conditions:

    We have backup systems in place to ensure 24/7 operation in the following conditions

    Our control centre responds toAll the following:

    GPRS Communications Why is
    it so much better

    At Link-Up Security we have steadily migrated away from radio and telephone communications to GPRS communications. There are some significant advantages to this.

    speed of communication.

    With the new generation of GPRS units the time taken for a signal to reach the Link-Up systems is less that 2 seconds. This is a massive improvement compared with telephone's average of around 10-15 seconds. This time is just for the first signal to go through, after this all the following signals are transmitted more rapidly.

    Monthly costs

    the monthly cost of R45 for a GPRS unit includes all data transmitted which makes it far cheaper than maintainting a telephone line and associated calls.

    Better Communication.

    The new generation of GPRS units allow us to communicate with the alarm system to diagnose and repair faults. There is now even an android application which you can use to remotely contol the alarm system yourself.

  • contact information

    Tel: 0860 LINKUP

    220 Mark Street,
    Vryheid, 3100, KZN.

    25 Sandra Road,
    Ballito, 4420, KZN.

    44 Victoria Street,
    Newcastle, 2940, KZN.

    83a Gladstone Street,
    Dundee, 3000, KZN.

    Piet Retief
    30 Mark Street,
    Piet Retief, 2380, Mpumulanga.

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  • Privacy Policy

    Link-Up Security cc ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

    This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

    For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Link-Up Security cc of 220 Mark Street, Vryheid, 3100, South Africa.


    Information we may collect from you

    We may collect and process the following data about you.

    1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.linkupsecurity.co.za. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Link-Up Security , and when you report a problem with our site;
    2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
    3. We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
    4. Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

    IP addresses


    We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.



    Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website and to ensure that you remain logged in for the duration you wish to be. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

    Where we store your personal data


    All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

    Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

    Uses made of the information


    We use information held about you in the following ways.


    • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
    • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
    • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
    • To notify you about changes to our service.


    We may also use your data or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone.

    If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

    If you are a new customer, and/or where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we and they will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

    If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.


    Disclosure of your information


    We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

    We may disclose your personal information to third parties:


    • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
    • If The Security Company (International) Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
    • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Security Company (International) Limited, our customers, or others, including exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction; 
    • Other circumstances of which you are notified at the time that you provide data.


    Your rights


    You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at enquiries@thesecurityco.com.

    Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

    Access to information


    The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

    Changes to our privacy policy


    Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.



    Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to enquiries@thesecurityco.com.

    Thank you for visiting our site.

  • Company History

    From Humble Beginnings back in 1987

    Link Up Security was started with a staff of two back in 1986 to provide for the security needs of Northern Kwazulu Natal and Southern Mpumalanga. Link up had its origins in Dundee when Andre van Niekerk and Chris Taylor pooled their resources, and trading from their homes in Dundee and Paulpietersburg began installing alarms systems manufactured by AMC in Cape Town (that's right - of the stainless steel cookware fame). Andre subsequently left for greener pastures and Link-Up quietly got itself underway.

    from grass roots into a busy little enterprise

    From these small beginnings the business grew and thanks to their policy of providing a backup service to clients second to none has continued to grow at an ever increasing pace. The first office was opened in Church St Vryheid in 1992 and at the same time a control centre was established to monitor the alarms - then a grand total of 95.
    Two years later it became necessary to find bigger premises and the house at 220 Mark St in Vryheid was purchased. Two rooms were converted into the fortified control centre still in use today.

    The next phase: a force to be reckoned with

    At the beginning of 1996 the first armed reaction unit was established in Vryheid to provide clients with a fast and reliable response to their alarms. This proved to be such a success that it was followed at short intervals by a unit in Dundee and then in Piet Retief and now in Pongola. Link Up today is a professional security company specialising in the installation, monitoring, maintenance and response to electronic alarm systems. We have a staff of approximately 80 men and women in Dundee, Vryheid, Piet Retief and Newcastle dedicated to maintaining the standards on which the company was built. In today's world it is very easy to sell security - it is entirely a different ball game to keep those clients happy and Link Up is proud of their achievements in this field.

  • Company Directors

    Family Owned

    Link-Up Security has always been a family owned and run business, started by Chris Taylor back in 1986 the company has now grown to include his wife and sons who make up all 5 Directors.

  • Install the android app

    The android application has some pre-requisites, once these have been dealt with then you will be able to log in and use the app.

    you need to be subscribed to use the Full SMS serice.

    you need to have a capable alarm and GPRS system.

    the android app is pending release in the next few weeks, if you want to be a beta tester please contact

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  • Linked-Up Alarm System Control

    A revolutionary new service in the South African Alarm industry where we give you the power to remotely control your alarm system.

    This service has been developed by Link-Up Security and is exclusively available to our customers

    There are some pre-requisites which need to be checked before you can access your system and you will need to apply to us to get setup

    If you already have login details for the linked-up service then please continue to your login.

    Link-Track Fleet Management

    Link-Up offers a top of the range fleet tracking service where we actively track your vehicles by GPS and GSM.

    we developed this system ourselves to curb rising fuel and maintenance bills in our fleet and it turned out to be one of the best decisions that we have made paying for itself within the first 3 months
    now we bring this service to you!

  • View from Vryheid Hill Reserve over town

    In partnership with our new ISP Link-Up Wireless we have started to deploy some community webcams for everyone to be able to get a view of our towns from a different perspective. The images are updated every 60 seconds and if you click on them you will see a high-resolution version of the image.

  • Apply for Link-Up Services


    Active vehicle tracking solution


    remotely control your alarm system
    via any web browser
    (apps also on their way)


    Apps Coming Soon

    Coming soon
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