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Defence & Government - Catering, Cleaning & Support Services

Tailored support for the Defence & Government Services sector

ESS has been the market leader in Defence & Government support services for over 40 years. Through bespoke catering, cleaning and facilities management solutions we support the welfare of thousands of military, police and government personnel who carry out important work, often in challenging conditions.

The health and wellbeing of these specialist personnel is critical, that’s why we have a team of registered nutritionists who work with our clients in defence to support them. We offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including hotel, cleaning, waste management, security and reception services to ensure they are protected and looked after.

Defence Services

We provide life support services to the UK armed forces, operating integrated service streams through multi-activity contracts. From standalone catering contracts to multi-stream, integrated facilities management, we provide assurance that enables our clients to focus on their core business.

We are constantly evolving the delivery model for our defence services, ensuring it has long term sustainability and the inherent flexibility that’s required by our defence clients.

Government Services

Our Government Services team was created to support the specialist nature of high profile and secure contracts within areas such as the police, central and local government. We offer access to world leading suppliers and innovation projects that deliver on trend, value for money supplies.

For many of our clients, catering supports a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including waste management, cleaning, security and reception services.

ESS are professionals at meeting the unique challenges of defence, energy and government clients with world class food and support services.

We're signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant

General Enquiries

0121 457 5000

Lines open from 9am - 5pm

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