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Firm signs deal to work on £40 million football stadium

A business from Gloucestershire has signed a deal to design and install systems at the £40m York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex.

The major project is an exciting public and private funded mixed-use destination for the North East city and will provide a new 8,000 capacity home for York City Football Club and York City Knights RLFC.

Gloucester-headquartered GBE Converge is the business which has been appointed by SES (Engineering Services) to design and install the security systems.

Andy Westgarth, GBE Converge's business development manager, said: "We are delighted to be working with our long-standing client SES (Engineering Services) and to be part of this exciting project that will serve as a real asset to the York community."

The stadium will also boast a swimming pool, fitness and active play facilities, as well as a new community hub providing health and wellbeing services and commercial leisure uses for the city and beyond.

GBE Converge will be working with partners Honeywell for Intruder Detection Systems, HIK Vison for CCTV, and xPLAN for Access Control ensuring the facility has a fully integrated, bespoke and future-proofed security solution.

GBE Converge are scheduled to complete their work in May 2019 with the complex opening during the summer.

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