Stephen Vaughan, Managing Director of Gloucester Rugby stressed the importance of the contract:
"We can have anything up to 16,500 people in the ground on a matchday and the quality of their experience, good order and the safety of all, are of paramount importance to us.
"Gloucester Rugby has enjoyed a close working relationship with JS Security over the years, and had become increasingly aware of their services and the excellent reputation they have been building for themselves."
John Search, Group Managing Director of JS Security commented on the new appointment:
"We are absolutely delighted to have been entrusted with this prestigious contract.
"Alongside our business, building site and leisure manned guarding services, we have been looking to build our reputation for event and venue security.
"A contract of this nature combined with our existing work for Cheltenham Festivals, places us in a great position to develop this side of the business even further.
"I'd like to thank Gloucester Rugby for entrusting us with this vital contract."
JS Security will be providing in the region of 20 security personnel on each home matchday and the firm will be looking to add more staff to its team of experienced security professionals as a result of this contract win.
"We will be putting together a bespoke team for Gloucester Rugby, combining some of our most experienced personnel, graduates from our Apprentice Scheme and new personnel.
"We will be looking to recruit some additional experienced and qualified security staff to join this team and will be looking to find these from within Gloucestershire.
"If anybody believes they have the right experience and qualities to work on such a prestigious contract we would encourage them to get in touch with us," commented Jon Schofield, Managing Director of JS Security.
Mark Williams, Operations Manager for Gloucester Rugby concluded by commenting on the selection criteria for this key contract:
"A key factor in our decision making process was the desire to appoint a Security Industry Authority accredited company.
"We were also ideally looking for a Gloucestershire based business with a proven track record and JS Security met all of these criteria."