G4S scores with The Millers18 June 2012
G4S Secure Solutions (G4S) the UK’s leading security company, has been awarded a three year contract with Yorkshire-based League Two side, Rotherham United Football Club.
From July, G4S will be providing a range of security services at the club’s new site, the New York Stadium, including car parking marshals, crowd searches, ticket checks and stewarding.
G4S will secure the club’s first game at its new site, for a pre-season friendly against Barnsley FC on 21st July.
The contract win is a boost to G4S’ existing portfolio of professional football clubs which include Manchester City and Rangers FC and comes following the business’ temporary work with Rotherham during its time at Don Valley Stadium.
Eric Alexander, managing director of Regional Security at G4S Secure Solutions, said: “We are delighted with our new partnership with Rotherham United Football Club and are looking forward to developing our relationship and supporting the transition to their new stadium.
“It is great to be expanding our footprint in this part of the country and we are looking forward to using our extensive experience to provide a seamless security solution whilst expanding our football credentials.”
Rotherham United’s Stadium Manager, Paul Davis said:
“Having worked with G4S previously during the transition between our old and new stadiums, we are confident that they can provide the expertise required to ensure the safety of our players and fans at all times.”
For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com/uk.
- Nicola Savage
(Head of Public Relations, G4S UK & Ireland)
: 0845 371 7173
G4S Secure Solutions (UK)
G4S Secure Solutions (UK) employs more than 24,000 people throughout the UK, working with a wide range of public sector and commercial clients, including 59 FTSE 100 companies. The company provides specialist security solutions to over 6,000 customers across a range of sectors including: government, utilities, financial institutions, leisure and tourism, and transport.
For more information on G4S Secure Solutions (UK) visit www.g4s.com/uk
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 657,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com