Occasion security specialist Crest Planning has signed a brand new contract with Luton Borough Council following the success of its incident administration system, Halo, at Luton Worldwide Carnival 2018 and 2019 in addition to with neighbouring native authority Bedfordshire Borough Council.
Halo can be used at varied Luton occasions together with the Worldwide Carnival and VE Day Celebrations on eighth Might and the Luton mela, which attracts over 40,000 individuals throughout two days in August. Halo won’t solely be restricted to make use of at occasions but additionally in an operational sense for day-to-day use with the borough’s public safety groups, together with emergency planning, parking, licencing and neighbourhood enforcement.
Luton Borough Council’s Civil Safety and Enterprise Group Supervisor, Pritesh Mistry, says: “We purchased Halo after seeing it in motion at Luton Worldwide Carnival 2019 and on the Ashes Take a look at match at Edgbaston final summer season. We have been actually impressed with the assorted options of HALO, particularly the way in which that each one points of an occasion/incident are logged, prepared for reporting post-event. We additionally preferred the truth that we are able to limit what completely different customers can see – in order that the general image could be maintained by the management room, and particular person customers should not bombarded with fixed data.”
Crest Plannings Operations Director, Wayne Humberstone, provides: “We constructed our system from the bottom as much as be exceptionally versatile and strong. This enables Luton Council to deploy Halo in response to pure disasters like floods, to co-ordinate a full multi-agency response and arrange aid centres. Halo can assist their lone staff as they patrol the streets of Luton protecting them clear and secure. Halo will even present its conventional features at occasions throughout Luton permitting the general public entry to a system to maintain them secure. Its a very multi-functional, multi-agency, multi-award successful system like no different available on the market and with neighbouring authorities additionally on the system it’s going to create some sensible alternatives for cross-border, partnership working.”