ExCeL London, recognized as the capital’s largest event venue, has selected Carlisle Support Services as its dedicated security partner, aimed at fortifying the venue’s security operations and enhancing visitor experience.
Collaborating closely with the venue’s in-house security team, Carlisle Support Services will oversee the safeguarding of ExCeL’s expansive 100-acre campus, ensuring the safety of its four million annual visitors, event organizers, and exhibitors.
Under the contract, designated personnel including a Contract Manager, two Client Relationship Managers, and an extensive pool of in-house trained staff will facilitate operational flexibility to meet varying demands.
With a commendable track record spanning over three decades, Carlisle Support Services has notably supported prominent UK brands and venues, such as ACC Liverpool and Ascot Racecourse. Noteworthy is the company’s enduring relationships, including a 23-year partnership with Tottenham Hotspur. Their established expertise and commitment align with ExCeL’s goal to be a premier hub for world-class events.
ExCeL’s Head of Security, Henry Havis, said: “The safety and security of everyone who visits ExCeL London remains our utmost priority and working in partnership with Carlisle Support Services will only serve to reinforce that. The team have already seamlessly integrated themselves into our day-to-day security operations, together with working with our stakeholders, local residents and neighbouring businesses and we’re delighted to have them onboard.”
Chief Executive Officer at Carlisle Support Services, Paul Evans, added: “We are delighted to welcome ExCeL London to Carlisle’s client portfolio of world class venues. We look forward to developing a true partnership approach and delivering sustainable innovations for the greater benefit of all, therefore, becoming an invaluable partner as the venue continues to revolutionise events.”