Midcounties Co-operative, the independent co-operative with over 300 stores and almost 700,000 members has announced it has selected Amberstone Security to become its security partner.
Amberstone Security will provide numerous security services across the Midcounties network helping to keep customers and staff safe whilst they shop and work, specifically a supply of security officers, crime management services and remote monitoring solutions.
Rupert Newman, Chief Retail Officer at The Midcounties Co-operative, said: “The safety of our colleagues, customers and members; that’s why we’re making such a significant investment to help prevent crime occurring in our stores and ensure that when incidents do happen, the perpetrators are held to account.
By using the latest technology and further deepening our relationships with the Police, we are sending a clear message that we have a zero-tolerance approach to criminal incidents that could affect our colleagues, members, customers and local communities.”
Dan Hardy, Managing Director at Amberstone Security has been heavily involved in initiating the contract since it was awarded in January 2022: “We are delighted to be working with Midcounties Co-op, we’re excited to be supplying multiple security solutions to the largest independent co-operative in the UK.
It’s a huge honour to have been selected, and we are thrilled to welcome the newly recruited Midcounties security team to the Amberstone family. Our team really make the difference – ensuring we have the right people, in the right places, at the right time.”