Closed circuit television standard

The standard provides guidance on installing and using closed circuit television (CCTV) at the University.

The full standard can be downloaded from the link on the right.

The University of Leeds uses closed circuit television (CCTV) images to reduce crime and monitor its property, in order to provide a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors, and to prevent the loss or damage of University property.

The University’s Policy on Data Protection ( governs the use of CCTV equipment within the University of Leeds. This document provides guidelines for managing CCTV installations in accordance with that policy.

Additional details concerning the installation and management of CCTV systems can be found:

  • In BS7958:2005, the Code of practice for the management and operation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV);
  • from the CCTV User Group at