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Falck Fire Services UK awarded multi-year contract with South Tees Site Company

Press release   •   Nov 20, 2018 07:00 UTC

Falck Fire Services UK is to provide security and emergency medical response services across the whole of the Redcar Steelworks site.

Falck Fire Services UK is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by the South Tees Site Company to provide security and emergency medical response services across the whole of the Redcar Steelworks site.

South Tees Site Company (STSC) and its sister company the South Tees Development Corporation (STDC) are leading the redevelopment of the former steelworks site near Middlesbrough in North East England, undertaking one of the biggest industrial redevelopment projects in the UK .The redevelopment is intended to bring 20,000 jobs to the region over the next 15 years.

The deal to support this site of national economic significance through its evolving regeneration programme highlights Falck’s capability to flex its core services throughout the changing needs of the programme lifecycle, adding value throughout and enabling STSC and STDC to focus on developing the site for its exhilarating future.

Providing customer value through partnership

Andy Teague, Site Director STSC, said:

“The safeguarding and protection of this site, its people, the assets and the general public through a focused and experienced emergency organisation such as Falck is essential to our responsibilities as operators of this site of significant national interest.”

This notable award forms a key part of Falck’s successful growth strategy, reinforcing its footprint across the UK and providing a broader platform of operations to continue delivering effective and efficient services to its client base across additional sectors.

Falck Fire Services Managing Director, Robert Peasgood commented:

“The regeneration of the Redcar steelworks is a critical project for the region. Falck are delighted to be part of this hub of economic resurgence, providing first class protection services to support the South Tees Site and Development Companies. This also underpins Falck’s commitment to developing local talent in the area and providing growth opportunities for all the Falck team. Our UK employee base has doubled in size since 2015 and continues to grow sustainably."

FACTS

Falck Fire services UK is responsible for the delivery of firefighting, medical response, emergency planning and security services to Chemical, Aviation, Nuclear and Energy facilities across the UK

For further information, please contact Falck’s Communications Department on tel. +45 7022 0307 or Falck Fire Services UK Commercial Department on phone +44(0)7823354707 or email paul.frankland@falck.com

Falck is a leading international provider of ambulance and healthcare services. For more than a century, Falck has worked with local and national governments to prevent accidents, diseases and emergency situations, to rescue and assist people in emergencies quickly and competently and to rehabilitate people after illness or injury.

Falck operates in 35 countries and has more than 32,000 employees.

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