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Sercon boards Strathclyde buses

Sercon has been awarded a major contract valued at over £230,000 with Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT).

The Ayrshire-based SME, specialising in facilities management solutions has been appointed to clean, maintain and provide defect reports for 3,300 bus shelters, poles and information boards across Strathclyde.

The substantial contract win follows a strategic review and radical restructure of the business over the last three years and will run through to April 2017.

Lorraine Stevely, managing director of Sercon, said:

“We are delighted to have won the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment and capabilities to SPT.  Winning this contract is a testament to our growing hardworking team and illustrates how far we have come in a short space of time.”

Gordon Maclennan, SPT chief executive , added:

“Having clean and fresh bus stop infrastructure is important to all our passengers who rely on bus services across Strathclyde. It is great news that Sercon are in place to make sure we achieve that.  This work is vital to maintain the high standard which customers deserve.”

Sercon, which provides soft FM services including security, cleaning, waste management and building maintenance, recently announced that its annual revenue has increased from £2.6 million to £4.4 million.

The company’s expansion has created 13 key roles in the region this year and increased total headcount by 144 since 2010.

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