The contract starts on 1 February 2019 and includes all SHBC-owned and maintained parks and green spaces, including sports pitches and bowling greens, along with highway verges.
Services which will provided by Sodexo will include play-area inspection and maintenance, public toilet cleaning, tree surveying and arboricultural works.
Speaking about the contract award, Surrey Heath Portfolio Holder for Places and Strategy, Cllr Craig Fennell, said: “We are pleased to welcome Sodexo as a partner in Surrey Heath. This new contract offers a reduction in the cost of the service, while providing significantly better value for money. We look forward to working with Sodexo in the new year.”
James Lloyd, Head of Horticultural Services, Sodexo UK and Ireland added: “We are committed to working in partnership with local communities to promote wellbeing with sustainability at the heart of our business. We are delighted to have been awarded this contract and look forward to working closely with SHBC to ensure Surrey Heath is a clean, green and safe place to live, work and visit.”