Stonehenge; one of the most recognised landmarks in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stonehenge is located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire and is a national, legally protected, scheduled ancient monument owned by the Crown and managed by English Heritage, with surrounding land owned by the National Trust.
Opened in 2013, the visitor centre has state of the art facilities and is open all year round with nearly 1 million visitors per year.
Wessex Fire & Security was established in 1984 and is a leading regional provider of fire and security services across the South West. Having installed over 15,000 systems to date, we provide fire & security protection for many thousands of households, high-profile commercial premises, town centres, universities, hospitals, iconic heritage locations and government buildings.
Russell Miles, Wessex Fire & Security Service Manager commented “This is a contract that Wessex has maintained for a number of years, and therefore we are honoured to be able to further strengthen our working relationship with English Heritage by providing an array of first class security services for the whole Stonehenge site. We have a strong track record in protecting iconic and historic buildings and landmarks and we are delighted to continue to include the English Heritage Stonehenge site in our extensive portfolio.”
Adam Dickins, Facilities Manager at Stonehenge said “Wessex’ contract management, in-house technical support and field engineers offer a timely and reliable fault finding service making them an important part of the Stonehenge facilities team.”