Front to Back Safety and Security | Cape Town | Securing Homes and Business for over 19 years



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Integrating Security, Fire and Life Safety Systems ...

  • Retrospective was established in 1999, focused on the holistic approach tosafety and security, in order for us to meet these demands, over this period we have developed the in house skills and products to deliver electronic Fire and Life Safety systems that are cutting-edge, reliable and very effective.

Our Modus Operandi .

  • Retrospective Trading specialises in the design and implementation of safety, security and access control systems.
  • The prime objective of this component is to consult with, and ascertain the individual security related needs of each client, and to offer a unique and professional solution through intensive research.
  • Retrospective wants to share its wealth of experience, and will guide and advise you in the development and execution of a system that will suit your needs.

  • Retrospective is dedicated to supplying the latest and most innovative technology available, we make recommendations based on quality and compatibility, we are not prepare to associate ourselves with products that do not adhere to our stringent standards.
  • Retrospective undertakes all projects, from basic requirements to complete safety and security installations. We are committed to providing technical support, training and related services, the supply of spare parts/manuals, drawings,maintenanceon, on-site training, and any future upgrades.

  • With competitive prices, professional and impartial advice, Retrospective Trading is the most comprehensive solution for a secure answer.
  • To achieve our objective we have built a team that is committed to providing an unrivalled service, and technologically advanced products.
  • We are based in Cape Town our operation is supported within the Western Cape geographical areas


AXIS Communications, BOSCH Fire and Security, Inergen, ZITON Fire
Softcon, Milestone, EST, IMPRO Systems
AxxonNext Surveillance, HIKVISION, Dahua Technologies

Verdi Biometrics, RBH Access Control, Gallagher Electric Fencing

avigilon, 3xLogic, Aritech

ievo Biometrics, bpt, Paxton, Sagem Biometrics


What We Do.

  • Retrospective Trading is a one stop company for a range of products. Our core activity is the supply, installation and maintenance of Closed Circuit Television, Electronic Access Control, Fire Detection & Fire Suppression , voice evacuation & Life Safety Equipment, we also supply and install Electric Fencing, perimeter breach detection systems & Wireless IP security solutions
  • Other primary activities also include systems integrations of Fire, surveillance and access control, we are leaders in secure wireless technologie intergrations.

How We Do It.

  • Retrospective Trading have a very solid & established business association with a number of suppliers, where it is agreed that they give us exclusive sales rights and shared sales rights (Softcon, Sagem, Bio, HID,Radwin, Ubiquity, Mikrotik, BOSCH; 3XLOGIC) for Southern Africa and other areas in return for us purchasing stock and providing design and sales support to the fire and security trade.

    We are continually getting trained & certified on the latest technologies and regulatory aspects applying to life safety and risk assessment.

  • We make it our business to study and learn about new technologies and international security trends


Customer Benefits

  • Single source provider of a wide range of manufacturer products, training and technical/service support forsecurity, fire and life safety systems.
  • Innovative and dynamic team providing out of the ordinary customer service;
  • Compliance with the toughest international security standards and approvals.
  • We take an unduly high level of pride in our products and workmanship and offer an unconditional 24 month guarantee on all workmanship, and up to a 60 month guarantee on certain products
  • Why Us?
    We have vast experience in all aspects of security and offer hands on approach with permanent supervision. Our references are testament to our very High Level of expertise, superior service and excellent quality.
    We have successfully completely many contracts & installations for various companies to their full satisfaction.
  • please contact us for a quote and further details