Silverstone brings in G4S for £3.5m security contract ahead of British Grand Prix

Silverstone, the motor racing circuit hosting this weekend’s British Grand Prix, has given a two-year security services contract to G4S Events.

Silverstone brings in G4S for £3.5m security contract ahead of British Grand Prix
Silverstone brings in G4S for £3.5m security contract ahead of British Grand Prix

The contract, worth around £3.5m, will involve perimeter security and internal asset protection, access control, event security, grandstand stewarding, ticket and programme cash sales, paddock and hospitality security on event days, car parking and traffic control.

One of the first events of the contract is this weekend’s Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, which will involve Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher.

G4S expects to supply a staff of around 1,300 to Silverstone over the course of its summer events.

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