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Manchester Close Protection Chauffeur Services

Close Protection

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In the UK, many high-profile individuals and families are concerned about their personal security. Threats can affect everyone from celebrities to politicians to corporate executives. Close protection chauffeurs are available in cities like Manchester that can enhance protection. In order to safely transport their clients, these professionals combine discretion and security.

A leading Manchester-based company offering close protection chauffeur services is Xclusive Chauffeurs. Providing clients with peace of mind is their fleet of armored vehicles, vetted personnel, and customizable security features. When searching for a close protection chauffeur in Manchester, Xclusive Chauffeurs is an excellent choice because of its benefits and role.

Chauffeurs for Close Protection

Clients are not just driven from A to B by close protection chauffeurs. Protective services are provided by highly trained professionals who put the safety of clients first.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • A close protection chauffeur’s duties include:
  • Operating luxury armored vehicles safely
  • Assessment of route and venue risks prior to a journey
  • Adapting routes and plans in response to potential threats
  • Protecting clients when escorting them to/from vehicles
  • Confidentiality and discretion are paramount

Qualifications and skills

  • Close protection chauffeurs must possess the following characteristics to be effective:
  • Operating specialized vehicles and evasive/defensive driving skills
  • Access control, surveillance, emergency response, etc.
  • Critical thinking and situational awareness


  • Client service and communication
  • Self-defense and fitness
  • Licensing, training, and background checks are required.
  • Chauffeur services for close protection
  • Close protection chauffeurs in Manchester are often hired for the following reasons:

Qualifications of CPO Staff

Xclusive Chauffeurs will only supply highly trained CPOs to provide a discreet and confidential service in this highly sensitive area. Our CPOs also hold current First Aid Certificates, are trained in Vehicle Search, Observation Techniques and Physical Restraint, and where required; the principles (clients) driver will also be skilled in Anti-Ambush Driving Techniques. As well as being fully qualified our CPOs are experienced, vetted, personally recommended, insured, and licensed by the UK government SIA. The SIA license ensures that its license holders have proof of qualification with valid, up to date experience and training when coupled with our own vetting process will give you complete peace of mind that all our team can provide the highest quality service.

What is a Close Security Chauffeur?

A Security Chauffeur is a highly trained and skilled driver that has all the necessary skills to keep you safe in our ever-changing world. All our chauffeurs have been trained to the highest of standards, including evasive and defensive driving techniques.  In addition to this they are also members of RoSPA and IAM and hold significant security related driving qualifications, they are  also members of The Guild of Professional Chauffeurs.

In addition to their enhanced driving ability, all our chauffeurs are also Close Protection officers that can ensure your safety and security even when not on the vehicle.  We can offer this service Nationally or Internationally.


Security and safety

Safety is the biggest benefit. In close protection, the chauffeur knows how to identify risks, avoid threats, and respond as needed. Transport between points is also secure.

Effortless and reliable

An experienced, professional close protection chauffeur will be on time. The team understands client discretion and makes transportation seamless.

Convenience and flexibility

You can schedule your transportation with a dedicated driver. Taxis and rental cars are not needed. As a result of consistent service, your needs become familiar to the company.

Manchester’s Premier Close Protection Chauffeurs

Manchester’s Xclusive Chauffeurs are trusted close protection chauffeurs. We specialize in executive protection and have been doing so for more than a decade.

Armored vehicle fleet

Mercedes, BMW, Audi, and Jaguar are among the luxury armored vehicles they offer. While providing ballistic protection, the discreet armor maintains a refined, comfortable interior.

Drivers with a high level of training

They only hire ex-military and ex-police officers based locally. Among their expertise are close protection, counter-surveillance, and defensive driving. Client service is their specialty, and they keep you safe while remaining invisible.

Security features that can be customized

A variety of protection options are available from Xclusive. A bullet-proof glass, a smoke screen, an intercom, and run-flat tires can all provide greater peace of mind.


Flight Tracking

We track your flight arrival time, incase your flight is delayed or early, we will meet you on time, every time.

Meet and Greet

Your chauffeur will text or call you on arrival at the airport and meet you in the arrivals hall with a name-board. He will help you with your bags.

Free Wait Upto 60 Minutes

We understand that on occasion you may take more time. Your airport transfer includes 60 min waiting time & parking after the flight has landed.

Taking you safely anywhere you can imagine.

Not only to events, weddings, tours and birthdays, but anywhere you want to go.