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G4S selected to secure DWP estate

Posted 8 January 2018 · Add Comment

G4S Secure Solutions has won a technology-enabled contract to secure the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) estate of over 700 properties in England, Wales and Scotland.



Above: G4S security at Heathrow.

Under one of the largest integrated security contracts of its kind awarded in the UK, G4S’s security technology will be combined with professionally trained G4S security officers across the DWP estate, providing an innovative, cost effective solution to meet the client’s needs. 

The contract commences in April 2018 and runs for an initial period of 5 years, with a potential two year extension thereafter.

G4S Secure Solutions UK Managing Director, Doug Hewitson said: “Our innovative approach will reshape the current security provision to provide a safe and secure environment for DWP customers and staff.”

G4S Group CEO, Ashley Almanza said: “We are delighted that the DWP has selected G4S to design and deliver this large, technology-enabled security solution. This adds to the growing number of clients across our markets who are using G4S's integrated solutions which combine the group’s manned security, security technology and integration capabilities."
 

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