Sodexo Locks Down Deal With British PrisonAugust 16, 2022
Sodexo has been awarded a US$319 million contract with the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice.
The 10-year deal calls for Sodexo to oversee operations at HMP Lowdham Grange in Nottinghamshire, England. The company will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the 900-inmate correctional facility. Sodexo is currently contracted by the Ministry of Justice to manage five prisons, Facilities Management Journal reports.
“We are delighted to have won the HMP Lowdham Grange contract. Sodexo has a significant track record of managing prisons in the United Kingdom, and we will transfer this expertise and experience to this new contract,” said Paul Anstey, CEO of Sodexo’s government division in the U.K. and Ireland. “We look forward to working with our new colleagues at the prison to build on what has already been achieved, while introducing new initiatives and innovations. Our vision is to provide a secure and safe environment which reduces re-offending through education, builds new skills, and offers respect, equality, and inclusion.”
Founded in 1966, Sodexo is a global provider of integrated food and facilities management services with more than 380,000 employees in 80 countries. For more information, visit www.sodexo.com.