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FGH Security named official stewarding provider for Birmingham 2022

FGH Security has been appointed as an official stewarding provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

FGH Security will use its wealth of experience to provide stewarding services at Games’ venues across the West Midlands, including Cannock Chase, Sutton Park, University of Birmingham, Smithfield, West Park in Wolverhampton and St Nicholas Park in Warwick.

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete from July 28 until August 8, 2022.

FGH stewards will be deployed throughout the West Midlands with the purpose of keeping people safe and helping enhance the Games experience for fans and residents alike.

Peter Harrison, managing director of the security firm, said:  “We are excited to be involved with this iconic international sporting event. Being an official supplier to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is a privilege for us and we will ensure that the spectator experience is second to none.  I am also keen to develop a lasting economic benefit for the communities of the West Midlands.

“Subsequently FGH Security have job opportunities available for those who wish to become involved in the Games. These will include the potential for training and qualifications which could lead to further employment post Games.”

Dominic Olliff, director of venues at Birmingham 2022, said: “It’s great to have FGH Security join Birmingham 2022 as an Official Stewarding Provider. FGH security joins us at an exciting time – as anticipation for the start of the Games continues to ramp up, more than a million spectators are expected to visit Birmingham this summer to take in the Games experience. With FGH Security’s highly trained stewards on hand to guide and engage, visitors will be in for the very best experience.”

Darren Hall, chief operating officer of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said: “We are delighted to partner with FGH Security as they become an Official Stewarding Provider for Birmingham 2022. FGH Security will play a crucial role in supporting the safety of our many venues during the Games, while ensuring our thousands of spectators enjoy the atmosphere and captivating sport, the Commonwealth Games is known for.”