This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

G4S to support the Food Standards Agency

08 September 2008

G4S Integrated Services, has won a landmark contract to provide a range of support services for the Food Standard Agency’s London HQ. The contract starts this month and will run for a minimum of five years, with the option to extend it until 2015.

G4S Integrated Services (G4S IS) will directly employ around 30 employees to provide a comprehensive range of FM support services within the 12,000sq m Aviation House offices in Holborn. These services will include: helpdesk, cleaning, catering, environmental/waste management services, reception staff, office security, portering, post room, reprographics and handyman services. G4S IS won the contract following a competitive tender and will replace three existing FM providers who have split services at Aviation House between them.

Existing FM staff at the building will be given the opportunity to transfer across to G4S under TUPE guidelines while additional staff may be hired to strengthen key service areas.

G4S IS, already provides FM services at GCHQ in Cheltenham, The Met Office in Exeter and to a number of Primary Care Trusts, schools and other Government and commercial facilities across the UK.

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract by the Food Standards Agency, which requires us to provide a comprehensive and tightly managed service to underpin the important work done by the Food Standards Agency,” states Paul Cottam, Director G4S Integrated Services. “We have a strong reputation for facilities management and we look forward to demonstrating the value of our services to the Food Standard’s Agency in the coming years.”

Mike McElwee, Chief Information Officer & Head of IT & FM Division at the Food Standards Agency commented: “G4S IS won the competitive tender by demonstrating a thorough understanding of our needs and a successful track record for managing similar high profile and secure office facilities. Clearly information security and the secure management of the actual building are critical to the work we do and we are confident that they will deliver an effective service.”

Print this page | E-mail this page


View more articles
Article image

Zero carbon increasingly influencing contractual agreements

With the UK continuing to increase its efforts to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, these efforts can be seen to be increasing their influence on ...
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

PFM Partnership Awards 2021 winners

Last night saw the first live presentation of the PFM Partnership Awards since 2019 and the evening was hailed as a great success....
Article image

PFM Awards 2021 - Overview of the FM industry's favourite awards event

Click on the video below to view the reaction of attendees and the sights enjoyed by attendees to the PFM Partnership Awards 2021 evening of celebration....
Article image

Global standard for reporting of carbon emissions in buildings published

Launch of the International Cost Management Standard (ICMS3) universal standard for the reporting of carbon emissions resulting from the construction and l...
Article image

UK wellbeing deficit drives RCA and Gensler research into workplace design

Milliken, the international floorcovering company, is one of the leading organisations behind a major new research project to explore the links between wor...