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Kingdom wins security contract with major Indian shopping mall

Mall of JoyFollowing the news earlier this year that Kingdom is to start providing security services in India, we are delighted to announce that Kingdom India has won a 12 month contract to provide security services to a major shopping centre.

The Mall of Joy is located in the city of Kottayam in Kerala State in south India. It is the first world-class mall in the city and is part of one of the biggest chains of shopping malls in Kerala. It consists of more than 200,000 sq. ft. of premium retail space and is spread across six floors, as well as three basement floors for parking. It is home to 28 different stores specialising in fashion, special occasions, fun for the whole family and delectable dining, and is ideal for weddings, anniversaries, birthday and festivals.

According to their website, “Mall of Joy adds that special touch to your celebrations by giving you unlimited choice, range and value, from glittering jewellery to luxurious silks, and more!” It goes on to say: “A glittering venture from Joyalukkas, the world's favourite jeweller, the Mall of Joy can be better described as a 'celebration mall'. Everything that you would want to own in your wedding shopping is right here. Featuring a unique and comprehensive medley of the best of luxury shopping in fashion, clothing, accessories, cosmetics, watches, footwear, eyewear, beauty care and so on ... aimed at a growing audience in the region, which is young, educated and affluent, with a modern outlook on life, the mall will not only change the urban landscape, but will also be a symbol of the Joyalukkas Group’s ambition to contribute to the country’s dynamic economy.”

Kingdom India will be providing 30 static security guards to the shopping mall. It is part of the Joyalukkas Group, which has over 10 million customers and 8,000 employees in 11 countries. They have been hailed as the world’s favourite jeweller. As well as providing security for the new shopping centre, which opened its doors to the public in June 2016, Kingdom India also won the contract to provide guarding to the Joy Alukkas Group’s corporate office and the residence of the Group’s Chairman in Thrissur, another district of Kerala.

Kingdom announced in May that they were now able to support their UK customers that also need security services on the Indian sub continent, and that the new initiative would act as a launch pad for pan India and Middle East operations in the future. Kingdom took over an Indian security company that is based in Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala. As well as providing a guarding service and specialised and customised security solutions, they aim to help the uneducated sector to develop their hidden skills and secure their lives by providing job opportunities across Kerala. They are planning to utilise the Kerala government’s skill development programme in the security sector.

Innovative, independent and driven to explore new ways Kingdom successfully manage thousands of service personnel to the highest standard specialising in security, cleaning and environmental protection. Our national network of regional support offices manage thousands of service personnel to the highest standard, benchmarked by all the major UK quality accreditation bodies.

Established in 1993 and operating nationally, commercial and service strength supported with organic and acquisition growth has seen Kingdom become one of the largest independently owned companies in the UK within their areas of service expertise. Commercially strong they have a strategy to continually grow and strengthen by expanding their services and offering a complete support service to their customers.

Kingdom take a fresh approach to the support services market: adapting to the proliferation of new technologies and emerging security threats, whilst also offering their customers a leaner, smarter and more connected way of working.

For more information about Kingdom and all their services, please visit www.kingdom.co.uk