ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS) has successfully renewed its contract with Interserve to deliver a range of support services at HMS Drake in Plymouth.
ESS, a division of Compass Group, has been operating at HMS Drake for the last decade. This latest five-year extension, which is worth £7.6 million per annum, and spans eight different locations across a 15 mile area of Plymouth, will see ESS continue to deliver a wide range of food and support services including; catering, retail, leisure, and hotel services such as, 24 hour portering, laundry, cleaning and refuse management.
This extension also further strengthens ESS’ relationship with Interserve and the ongoing partnership across a number of contracts. Chris Garside, managing director for ESS commented:
“We’re delighted to have retained this contract with Interserve and HMS Drake. Over the past decade we have continually strived to deliver best in class support services and the extension of the contract is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team at HMS Drake.”
Simon Cowls, Interserve defence regional PFI director, said:
“This rigorous process required by the MoD every five years has demonstrated that ESS continue to provide cost effective quality services across the HMS Drake establishment. It has demonstrated in comparison with industry sector benchmarks that the service offering from ESS and particularly the team at Drake fully understand and deliver soft services to an exemplary level. The result of the benchmarking further underpins the long term strategic relationship between Interserve and ESS.”