Fast forward to present day, Allcooper has grown to become a widely-respected and well-known fire and security provider. Fully-accredited to NSI Gold standard and employing over 100 staff, the business continues to develop and expand whilst protecting thousands of homeowners and businesses. The company retains its status as a family business, with 10 members and three generations of the Cooper family employed within the business, occupying a variety of roles.
Allcooper announced in 2015 that it had acquired a new premises at Kingsholm, Gloucester, which would become its new head office. The business relocated in June 2017 following a major refurbishment of the site, a former car dealership just a drop-kick away from Gloucester Rugby's famous Kingsholm Stadium.
1987 - Allcooper Alarms was established in Gloucester by father and son, Gerard and Gary Cooper
1987 - Gerard's brother, Roman Cooper, joined the family business as its first apprentice shortly after it was established
1990 - Allcooper moved into its first permanent premises in Oxstalls Way, Gloucester
1993 - Relocated to Insley Gardens, Hucclecote, Gloucester
1994 - Allcooper awarded the Gold Standard for security systems by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI)
1996 - Relocated to New Chambers, Hucclecote, Gloucester
2008 - Winners of Coutts Family Business of the Year award
2013 - Acquisition of South East-based security business, Meridian Surveillance Systems
2015 - Opening of London office in Marble Arch
2015 - Acquisition of West Midlands-based security business, Executive Security and office in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
2016 - Launch of Allcooper Garrisons and Gerard Cooper Security Consultants (private client security solutions and consultancy divisions)
2017 - Celebrated 30th anniversary and relocated to current head office at Kingsholm, Gloucester
Read more about the opening of Allcooper's Kingsholm office and 30th anniversary celebrations