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Mercury in good health with new Almac Group contract

Northern Ireland’s largest independently owned security company, Mercury Security & Facilities Management, has expanded its growing portfolio of UK clients after being awarded a new security contract at Almac Group’s Charnwood campus in Leicestershire.

The announcement marks a continued expansion into the mainland UK market for Mercury, which in recent months has signed new deals with UK shopping centres Hammersmith Broadway and Fulham Broadway as well as expanding contracts with Office Outlet and HMV stores.

The new contract will see Mercury, which is headquartered in Lisburn, with offices in Dublin, Limerick and London, provide a mixture of manned guarding, alarm reaction and fire alarm services to the global pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company.

Liam Cullen, Mercury’s Regional Director UK and Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to have been appointed to provide a comprehensive security service at Almac’s Charnwood campus. Almac is a globally recognised company and it is encouraging to see our services recognised by a business of their stature.

“At Mercury Security & Facilities Management, we continue to invest in the latest training and technology available to us and over the past decade have invested more than £5 million into ensuring that we remain at the forefront of the security industry.

“Contracts such as this prove that our investment strategy is paying off and continues to place Mercury at the forefront of the security industry and a trusted partner for some of the world’s leading organisations,” added Mr Cullen.

Wayne McMeekin, Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Almac Group, said: “The safety and security of our employees and premises is paramount at Almac and it is important to us that our security operations reflect this. We were impressed by Mercury’s innovative and forward-thinking approach to security and their extensive experience and expertise, we are confident that our Charnwood location will be safe and secure.”

Mercury Security & Facilities Management is Ireland’s largest independent security company.  Since its formation in 2001, the company has established a strong reputation across the industry as a pioneer in the area of integrated security solutions – combining physical manpower with cutting edge technology to service an ever-growing client base all over Ireland and the UK.

The accredited services provided by Mercury Security & Facilities Management include; Manned Static and Retail Guarding, Concierge Services, Event Security Planning and Management, Systems Maintenance, Burglar Alarm & Fire Monitoring, Key holding and Alarm Response, Satellite Tracked Mobile Patrols, Staff and Vehicle Escort Services, Lone Worker Protection and Monitoring, Vehicle and Asset Tracking and Approved and Accredited Training courses.