Wellcome Trust, the global scientific and research charitable foundation, has appointed Ultimate Security Services to manage its integrated services operations in an initial three-year deal worth £3.6 million. Ultimate will now provide services for the Wellcome Collection and the Gibbs Building at 215 Euston Road, London in this first generation outsourcing contract, which consolidates a number of different services including reception, Wellcome Collection hosting, loading bay, Post Room and reprographics.
Alan Aldridge, head of buildings, environment and workplace at the Wellcome Trust, said: “After a thorough tender exercise, we concluded that an integrated service provider like Ultimate Security Services would offer the innovation and expertise needed to successfully transform the services delivered by our reception, security and office logistics teams. I’m delighted that Ultimate will be joining our existing family of on-site service partners, further enhancing our ability to develop innovative service solutions that support the wider organisation.”
Paul Harvey, Board director at Ultimate Security Services, responded: “We’re delighted to be working alongside the iconic and globally recognised Wellcome Trust and the Wellcome Collection. Environments evolve constantly, and the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. We’re proud that Wellcome Trust has acknowledged our capability for delivering engaged front line personnel who understand the pivotal role they play in safety, well-being and the customer experience journey.”
Founded back in 1999, Ultimate Security Services provides a range of integrated security solutions for high-end London clients. Boasting a turnover of £72 million and employing 2,100 members of staff, the company’s impressive client list includes Land Securities, CBRE, The Shard, Broadgate Estates, Savills and BNP Paribas.