Snoozebox wins £3.8m G8 summit accommodation contract

18 April 2013 by
Snoozebox wins £3.8m G8 summit accommodation contract

Portable hotel accommodation provider Snoozebox has won a £3.8m contract to supply accommodation for 1,350 people at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland in June.

In an announcement, the company said the personnel would be housed in 170 cabins and that it would use part of the fleet from construction firm JR Pickstock used for the Olympic security village at Hainault in 2012.

Each cabin houses eight individuals in two rooms, each of which has its own bathroom facilities. The JR Pickstock Group will also be responsible for the logistics required to support the contract.

Revenue from the contract will around £3.8m.

Robert Breare the chief executive of Snoozebox said: "Snoozebox believes it is the only company able to arrange and provide this scale and quality of temporary portable hotel accommodation at short notice. We are delighted to be able to follow up the success of our Olympic security village in 2012 with support to this important event in 2013."

The G8 Summit will take place at the Loch Erne golf resort in Enniskillen.

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