New security contract to protect Palace of Westminster
Westminster Group PLC has announced a new five-year contract to replace and maintain the security screening equipment at the Palace of Westminster.
Starting on 1 October, the contract will see the company undertake the removal of existing systems and the installation and maintenance of new advanced X-Ray Screening and associated systems to screen people and baggage entering this iconic building, together with other ancillary services.
Peter Fowler, Westminster’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted that Westminster has been selected to provide security screening and maintenance services to the Palace of Westminster, being the iconic home of the UK Parliament. I am equally delighted to have scored so highly in the assessment. With the Palace of Westminster being such an important building and the nature of the services involved, the project required careful planning and an innovative approach to the various challenges involved. Securing this latest high-profile contract is a testament to our agility, expertise and professionalism."