August 15th 2019
It has officially been announced that the 02 Arena 5-year security contract has been awarded to Securitas UK which kicked off in June. After a rigorous tender process, the 20,000 capacity entertainment venue chose Securitas from numerous applicants.
Securitas’ Chief Commercial Officer, Craig Robb said : “The O2 arena is one of the most recognised venues for out of this world entertainment, and we are committed to maintaining and enhancing this well-deserved reputation. During the tender process, The O2 made it clear they were looking for a best-in-class security supplier to keep their venue and visitors safe. They needed a provider that understood the challenges of operating in a complex and unique entertainment environment.”
In addition, the Senior Security, Paul Williams is quoted as saying: “We’re delighted to appoint Securitas UK to supply security and stewarding services to ensure the safety of our visitors at The O2 arena. As the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue it’s essential we work with a supplier who shares our values and we are proud to work with Securitas UK, the leading global security provider who deliver integrity, vigilance and helpfulness.”