Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, has signed an agreement with AEG Europe to become Official Safety Equipment Partner of The O2 and Up at The O2, the iconic London venue that attracts 9 million visitors each year from around the globe.
This important partnership means that those working in and around The O2 will have access to Arco’s dedicated team of highly qualified experts who can provide practical advice, guidance, safety products and training services that will enable them to carry out their jobs safely. Visitors experiencing Up at The O2, the 90-minute climb with 360-degree panoramic views across the capital, will be kept safe and comfortable with specially designed Arco safety harnesses, shoes and clothing as they aim to reach the summit of London and enjoy an experience to remember at the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue.
At the launch of the partnership, Thomas Martin, Arco’s Joint Managing Director said: “AEG’s mission is to ‘give the world reason to cheer’ and our reason for being is in helping people stay safe so that they can live life to the full and go home to their families at the end of the day. Our two company missions come together perfectly at Up at The O2.
“We’ve been in the safety business for over 130 years and our partnership with AEG at The O2 and Up at The O2 gives us a platform to engage with a wider audience and demonstrate our heritage and true expertise in all aspects of safety. We have the opportunity to demonstrate our capability in designing a range of bespoke safety products that will ensure everyone visiting or working at The O2 has a safe and enjoyable experience.”
Steve Buchan, General Manager, Up at The O2 said: “Up at The O2 is a world first attraction so historically it has been a challenge building our inventory to meet the operational and technical needs of the business. Our partnership with Arco has provided the solution we were looking for. Through innovative design, cutting-edge materials and a detailed project consultancy approach, together we will be upgrading the attraction to make it more comfortable for our customers in all conditions. We are delighted to have them on board and look forward to developing a long-lasting partnership.”
For more information please visit www.arco.co.uk