Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a contract to provide lightning protection maintenance services for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.

The contract will see PTSG’s Electrical Services operatives attend fire and police stations across Scotland to maintain the existing lightning protection systems, performing annual inspection and testing in accordance with relevant compliance standards. The contract is due to run for an initial four-year period.

Police Scotland is the second-largest police force in the United Kingdom in terms of officer numbers, and employs 23,000 overall staff, with 1,400 special constables also volunteering. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is the largest fire brigade in the United Kingdom and the fourth-largest in the world, with 356 stations and over 8,000 employees.

In the last 10 years PTSG has developed a reputation as a leading provider of niche specialist services to organisations in the public sector. The group currently provides electrical services for Thames Valley Police, West Midlands Fire and Rescue, and maintenance works for hundreds of hospitals across the UK.

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