Ultimate Security Services seals Land Securities contract extension with £37 million deal

Ultimate Security Services, one of London’s leading private security companies, has just renewed its prestigious contract with Land Securities for another three years in a deal reported to be worth up to £37 million.

The contract, which began on 1 April, has a two-year extension option and covers 25 locations across central London, including the Monico Buildings (incorporating the Piccadilly Lights), Cardinal Place, New Ludgate, New Street Square, Dashwood House and the Zig Zag Building.

Ultimate Security Services has worked with Land Securities for the last decade and, for this contract, will provide general security services along with loading bay, Post Room and reception security solutions.

Ian Burr, head of property management for Land Securities, said: “Land Securities is excited to be extending its partnership with Ultimate Security Services following what was a comprehensive tender process. We’re confident that this partnership will provide a secure environment for our customers.”

Steve Hall, CEO at Ultimate Security Services, replied: “This contract renewal is testament to the high levels of client service in which we pride ourselves as a business. While we have a long-standing relationship with Land Securities, we’re never complacent and know that our clients always have a choice. We’re now looking forward to continuing our partnership and supporting Land Securities for the next three years and beyond.”

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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