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Custodians of Value

Metropolitan Safe Deposits is the UK’s leading independent safe deposit company. We provide everyone with the benefits of affordable security for items of special value. Your gold, silver, jewellery, documents and other items of value are protected to the highest level in our London vaults.

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Industry-leading Security

We issue individual swipe cards to all our customers with an exclusive digital PIN number and unique keys. The vaults, electronic detectors and alarm systems meet the highest international standards and are monitored by CCTV. Each box is permanently alarmed directly to the police.

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Dedicated customer service

Metropolitan Safe Deposits offers a dedicated service with any-time and free-of-charge visits to your box, competitive fees and extended opening hours seven days per week. Banks provide safe custody but access is restricted to banking hours and charges are made for every visit.

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Insurance

All our safe deposit boxes include £10,000 all-risks contents insurance.

Editorials

Where do you keep your Gold?

With Barclays opening another huge institutional gold vault on the outskirts of London, Metropolitan Safe Custody’s CEO Christopher Barrow examines the options for individual gold...

Overseas Chinese are a valuable global resource to China

Christopher Barrow of the Metropolitan Safe Custody group argues that, whilst migration flows from mainland China to high-income countries will continue to grow, the Overseas...

Overseas India expands as Domestic India slows

With the slow pace of reform hurting the domestic economy, India’s growing overseas community is becoming increasingly influential across the world. Christopher Barrow of the...

Europe’s non-performing banks to delay economic recovery

Compared with America’s better capitalised banks, the Eurozone still faces massive bad debt problems. Christopher Barrow of Metropolitan Safe Deposits is concerned that European...

Why store your gold in a safe deposit box?

Christopher Barrow of Metropolitan Safe Custody explains why individual investors and collectors increasingly keep their gold bars and coins in a safe deposit vault

Corporate Values improve Business Performance

Christopher Barrow of the Metropolitan Safe Custody group was recently asked about the relationship between corporate values and business performance. He argues that his company’s...

Our News

Major refurbishment of St John’s Wood branch

Commencing May 2014 for a period of about 4 months, Metropolitan Safe Deposits will be investing approximately £350,000 on the refurbishment of its St Johns Wood office.