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Taking Centre-stage at Shakespeare's Globe

09 October 2018 / by Cordant Group (author) / London
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London. (photo: )
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London.

Cordant Security has been awarded a prestigious contract to provide a wide-range of security solutions at Shakespeare’s Globe, the iconic theatre based on Bankside, London. Cordant will supply a 24/7 staffed security solution 365-days-a-year as the theatre continues to prioritise the safety of its visitors and employees.

 

Shakespeare’s Globe comprises the Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, education faculty and exhibition & tour, attracting over a million visitors each year. Cordant’s contract at the Globe will see a dedicated on-site security team working year round, supported by an experienced management team. 

 

Services provided by Cordant will include search and screening, patrolling, overt and plain clothes security, and access control, including keyholding, deliveries and car park management.  Experienced officers will monitor CCTV and report and respond to any incidents. They will also be equipped with specific customer service training to answer queries from members of the public.

 

Sandra Lynes Timbrell, Director of Exhibition & Tour and Visitor Experience, said: “It is our objective to provide a first-class experience for our guests, many of whom come from right across the world, and we must ensure they remain safe at all times. Cordant Security has an outstanding reputation for providing a proficient and high-quality service to its clients. This gave us the confidence to sign this contract and we are pleased to embark on this important partnership.”

 

Brendan Musgrove, Managing Director at Cordant Security, said: “Shakespeare’s Globe is one of the city of London’s most famous landmarks and we are privileged to secure this contract. We possess the vital expertise and knowledge to deliver world-class security solutions to any significant building, including this iconic venue, and we fully understand that the safety of guests and employees is of paramount importance.”


 

About Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe comprises the Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, education faculty, exhibition & tour, retail, catering and events spaces. A registered charity (No. 266916), the Shakespeare’s Globe Trust does not receive regular public subsidy. Three quarters of income comes from over one million visitors annually who buy tickets to performances, events, exhibition and tours, and educational activities. Revenue is also generated by the on-site retail and catering. Further support comes from the Globe’s family of Friends and Patrons. These include a range of Members’ schemes at varying levels, corporate supporters, trusts, individual gifts and legacies.

 

For box office and ticket information, visit www.shakespearesglobe.com/your-visit/box-office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cordant Group

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Cordant Group

Cordant offers integrated services including recruitment, security, cleaning and technical electrical services. We blend our experience with industry knowledge and digital capabilities to create seamless processes which boost performance and profitability. Founded in 1959, Cordant remains a leader in recruitment and integrated facility services and in September 2017 became the largest social enterprise in the UK. Visit our website at www.cordantgroup.com

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