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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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Customer Notice

Refurbishment Notice

To enable refurbishment work to be carried during the months of August and September, we will be operating reduced opening hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as follows:

Editorials

London’s global dominance remains a safe bet

Christopher Barrow, CEO of Metropolitan Safe Deposits, believes London’s extraordinary rise to global city status will become even more pronounced in the next 10-20 years.

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...

Keep your Assets in Safe Havens not Tax Havens

With the Swiss government caving in to US pressure to relax their bank secrecy laws, the pressure continues to squeeze tax havens in order to curb tax evasion. Christopher Barrow...

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 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...

Why Are Regulations so Important to Metropolitan?

Group CEO Christopher Barrow on why regulatory compliance contributes to the success of our business

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.