Independents by Sodexo clinches 3-year extension with Edinburgh college

Sodexo's education arm, Independents by Sodexo has won a three-year extension to its cleaning contract with George Watson’s College in Edinburgh.

The extension to the contract sees Sodexo build on its 30-year partnership with the college, and includes a range of market-leading, environmentally friendly and innovative cleaning solutions carried out by Sodexo’s 39-strong team around the busy schedule of the college.

George Watson’s College provides a world-class education for children and young people from Preschool to S6.

The College, which can trace its roots to 1741, is a single campus spread over 50 acres with 23 buildings and currently has 2,476 pupils enrolled.

Jeremy Alderton, Managing Director for Independents by Sodexo, said, “I am so pleased that we can extend our 30-year partnership with George Watson’s College for another three years. This is testament to the expertise of our staff and how they have helped ensure the best quality of life for pupils as they learn.”

Su Breadner, Chief Executive Officer at George Watson’s College, said, “We have been impressed by the quality of services the Independents by Sodexo team provide over our three decade long partnership.

'They have consistently put the needs of our pupils first and ensured that our pupils have the best opportunity to learn so we are thrilled to extend our contract with them.”