Building and Facility Management specialists GVA (Formerly Bilfinger GVA) have appointed CIS Security to provide their award-winning security services at a number of their sites outlined in their Southwest and Midlands Portfolio. The sites include Victoria Square House, Axis in Birmingham, Brindleyplace, Birmingham’s “Premier Business Address” and Temple Quay, Bristol.
CIS Security have been successful in extending their existing relationship with GVA, the leading property management firm in the Midlands and South West. The portfolio, worth approximately £6 million over the contract term, sees CIS providing Security Services at over 10 properties across the region including a number of stand-out developments.
One such site is GVA’s flagship Brindleyplace, a destination known for it’s stylish mix of old and new buildings and abundance of picturesque leisure spaces including squares and waterside locations with retail and cultural attractions. Brindleyplace is one of the UK’s leading businesses with over 8,500 people working within the estate. It has been described as one of the most impressive and successful inner city mixed-use developments in the country.
Aside from Brindleyplace, CIS will be providing their services in Birmingham’s Axis building, with occupants including Ofsted and English Heritage, and Victoria Square House, which is one of Virgin Trains’ key office locations. The portfolio’s reach extends throughout Cheltenham, Cannock, Exeter, Cardiff and also includes the historic Temple Quay, another of GVA’s outstanding mixed use developments in Bristol. Temple Quay boasting architecture by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and home to Entrepreneurial Spark, a UK-wide business incubator network for the most promising of startup companies.
Amanda McCloskey, Sales & Marketing Director of CIS Security, said “Having worked with GVA for over 10 Years, CIS Security are proud to have been awarded this significant part of GVA’s growing portfolio. I see this as strengthening our partnership with a distinguished client and amplifying our national coverage, increasing our visibility as a Security service provider.
Alan Prince at GVA said; ”We welcome CIS Security to this important part of our portfolio having been impressed with their progressive approach and confident handling of contracts in other parts of our business. I look forward to working with them to continually improve security and customer experience at these important sites.