Engineering services provider Babcock has been awarded new and extended contracts worth about £80 million over three years for services to the UK’s Metropolitan Police Service.
This includes the continued provision of essential fleet and engineering services to guarantee the availability of at least 3,500 vehicles and other specialist equipment and the delivery of six specialist marine vessels for the Met’s Marine Policing Unit on the River Thames.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime recently granted Babcock:
- A two-year extension, effective from November 2020, to the current Met Fleet Services contract managed by Babcock since 2006, to supply repair and maintenance, logistics support and fleet administration.
- A 17-month extension (also effective from November 2020) to the existing Met Transport Service Agreement contract for the provision of specialist vehicle engineering services.
- A three-year contract for the delivery of one command and control vessel and five fast patrol vessels, entailing full supply chain management, project management and engineering back-up.
Matthew Hayward, Babcock’s managing director of engineering and training services, said:
“Babcock is proud of the role we play in supporting frontline policing operations. We are delighted to be continuing our partnership to deliver vehicle fleet and engineering services, and excited to be extending our relationship with the Metropolitan Police Service.”
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