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Sodexo secures five-year contract at HMNB Portsmouth

29th Apr 2021 - 08:17
Global services company Sodexo has secured a £54m contract to provide a range of soft services at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, as part of Ministry of Defence’s Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP).

The five-year contract, with the opportunity to extend this for a further two years, will see the Sodexo team deliver services including catering, cleaning, waste management, retail and grounds maintenance.

The award of this contract forms part of the overall £5.2Bn FMSP, made up of 11 contracts in total which will support and maintain UK HM Naval Bases equipment and capabilities. The FMSP ensures that Royal Navy personnel benefit from enhanced services and facilities whilst on land or at sea.

HMNB Portsmouth has been an integral part of the city since 1194 and is home to almost two-thirds of the Royal Navy's surface ships.

Paul Anstey, chief executive, Government & Agencies, Sodexo UK & Ireland said: “This is an incredibly prestigious location for the Ministry of Defence, with a rich history.

“Sodexo is proud to have been selected as one of the trusted partners to the FMSP and are looking forward to providing services to enhance the quality of life for those at the base. We are committed to help the FSMP achieve its mission of ‘a world class support enterprise’ for the Royal Navy.”

Sodexo has worked with the British military for more than 30 years, focusing on the wellbeing and quality of life of the Armed Forces and their families.

Written by
Edward Waddell