Insurance and Security



Your valuables will be safe and secure in your Safe Deposit Box, but it is still important to keep them insured to their full value. We can insure each box up to £500,000. Each box comes with £10,000 complimentary liability cover as standard.

Secure access


Our state-of-the-art certified grade 10 storage vaults are among the most secure in the world. We use facial recognition and biometric fingerprint scanning technology to ensure fast and highly secure access.



Our facility is monitored 24/7 with CCTV surveillance equipment and is directly linked to the Metropolitan Police providing complete peace of mind. Our security systems are supported by extensive security measures and on-site close protection officers.

Safe Deposit Box Insurance Fees

The Sharps Pixley Safety Deposit Box liability cover is underwritten by Lloyds of London through our partner JLT (Jardine Lloyd Thompson). You can insure the contents of your box up to £500,000 and that covers all your valuable items including Jewellery, Watches, Documents and of course Precious Metals. Each Safe Deposit Box comes with £10,000 complimentary liability cover included as standard and you can also purchase additional insurance as required. Please see below.

LiabilityAnnual Fee (Incl. VAT)Quarterly Fee (Incl. VAT)
£10,000  Included Included
£25,000   £75 £25
£75,000  £220 £75
£100,000  £300 £100
£250,000 £750 £250
£500,000 £1,500 £525

* For cover in excess of £500,000 please contact a member of our sales team at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 207 8710532

Safe Deposit Box Security Features

Our state-of-the-art storage facility is one of the most secure vaults in the world. Several layers of the most sophisticated security systems available are supported by extensive security measures and on-site close protection officers.

  • Biometric fingerprint scanning in use
  • Facial recognition technology
  • 24/7 CCTV recording directly linked to the Metropolitan Police
  • Full state-of-the-art alarm systems
  • Only the client has a key to the Safety Deposit Box, there is no master key
  • Grade 10 certified vault - highest resistance grade in Europe
  • Access to the building is controlled by our onsite Close Protection Officer

Our Depository Safe facility in St James’s provides a range of storage solutions at affordable prices, whether you require custodianship in our vault or your own Safe Deposit Box. The premises are ideal for storing gold or other precious metals purchased through Sharps Pixley or other personal belongings such as jewellery. Our highly sophisticated, world-class security systems with around-the-clock surveillance will ensure your items are fully protected 24/7. As part of the Degussa Group, Sharps Pixley benefit from a wealth of experience in this industry. With facilities across Germany, Switzerland and Spain, we have a track record of providing a discrete and trustworthy service.

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