Wilmslow Town Centre is monitored 24 hrs per day using 18 cctv cameras for the detection of crime and to enhance the safety of residents and visitors.
The operation of the system and is undertaken by Cheshire East Council, who capture and retain the images within the defined practices of their own cctv data retention policies. Wilmslow Town Council agreed to take on the funding of the service in 2014 at a cost of £16,650 per year in order to retain the the coverage that would otherwise have been lost to budget cuts within Cheshire East Council.
The control centre in Macclesfield works with the police and businesses in identifying potential crime and in gathering evidence. The diagram show the useage of the cameras during the first quater of this year. The attached documents give greater detail of the incidents during that period of time.