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CCTV Surveillance Systems
The CCTV System throughout Broxtowe is owned by Broxtowe Borough Council and runs for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, monitoring over 40 cameras throughout the Borough. The Police work collaboratively with the council and are informed direct of any suspicious incidents as they arise and can be directed to the exact location by fully trained operators.
The town centre cameras are managed under a shared services agreement with Newark & Sherwood District Council, Ashfield District Council and Broxtowe Borough Council - please visit Newark & Sherwood District Council's website (Opens in a New Window) for further information.
More information on how the council collect, store and process the data from the surveillance cameras can be found in The (CCTV) Public Space Camera Surveillance Privacy Notice (.pdf) (148KB) (Opens in a New Window)
Requesting Surveillance Footage
You can request images of yourself (subject access request) which have been recorded by the council's surveillance camera systems. The Police and third parties can also request images which have been recorded by CCTV.
Find out more about requesting surveillance footage
Non-Council and Domestic CCTV
The cameras on the A52 are managed by Nottingham City Council in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council and Highways England as this is classed as a main trunk road.
Find out more about the A52 CCTV. (Opens in a New Window)
Any enquiries relating to these cameras should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have no legal powers regarding private CCTV systems, only our public CCTV systems.
View Guidance on the Use of Domestic CCTV. (Opens in a New Window)
The use of private CCTV systems could constitute a criminal matter for the Police if privacy and civil liberties have been infringed by the actions of neighbours which may constitute harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.
View Guidance for Being Filmed By Domestic CCTV. (Opens in a New Window)
Surveillance Legislation and Guidance
The government's Surveillance Commissioner has set out detailed legislation and guidance for the use of surveillance systems in public areas as detailed below:
Information on the Surveillance Commissioner (Opens in a New Window)
Surveillance Camera Code of Practice (Opens in a New Window)
Guidance on the 12 Principles of Surveillance (.pdf) (98.3KB) (Opens in a New Window)
We take great care in considering all relevant legislation when carrying out surveillance in relation to public protection and safety; therefore operate in accordance with the following Acts (or regulations within Acts):
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (Opens in a New Window)
Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (.pdf) (414KB) (Opens in a New Window)
For security reasons, the general public are not able to contact the CCTV Control Room direct. However, if you have any questions that the CCTV web page cannot answer, please contact Parking, CCTV & Security Services at Broxtowe Borough Council.
Registration of CCTV Cameras
There is a legal requirement for organisations that process and collect CCTV images, under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016, to register their premises with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Most organisations and businesses will be required to pay an annual notification fee of £35 and provide details about the types of personal information they process.
Find out more about the notification process. (Opens in a New Window)
The ICO has produced an online self assessment tool (Opens in a New Window) to help businesses determine whether they need to notify.