Global scientific and research charitable foundation Wellcome Trust has appointed Ultimate Security Services to manage its integrated service operations in an initial three-year deal, worth £3.6m.
Ultimate will provide services for the Wellcome Collection and the Gibb Building at 215 Euston Road in this first generation outsource contract, consolidating a number of different services including reception, Wellcome Collection hosting, loading bay, post room and reprographics.
Alan Aldridge, head of buildings, environment and workplace at Wellcome, said: “After a thorough tender exercise, we concluded that an integrated service provider like Ultimate would offer the innovation and expertise needed to successfully transform the services delivered by our reception, security and office logistics teams. I am delighted that Ultimate will be joining our existing family of on-site service partners, further enhancing our ability to develop innovative service solutions that support the wider organisation.”
Paul Harvey, board director, Ultimate Security Services, said: “We are delighted to be working alongside the iconic and globally recognised Wellcome Trust and the Wellcome Collection. Environments evolve constantly, and the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. We are proud that Wellcome Trust has acknowledged our capability to deliver engaged frontline personnel that understand the pivotal role they play in safety, wellbeing and the customer experience journey.”