Leaders Week London – ARC

Posted: 25 September 2020 in Company News, Sport

Leaders Week London – ARC

ARC is helping the world of sport transition back to ‘normality’ with an engagement process, which is fully aligned to the exact requirements of iconic venues and the safety and wellbeing of the lifeblood of every sporting event on the planet – The Players and the Fans!

ARC is fortunate to have a very distinct advantage; in terms of awareness and understanding of the fundamental requirements, required by Sporting Venues, to re-open and stay safe. 

Team ARC is fully immersed in sport and populated by an eclectic mix of enthusiastic watchers and players – consisting of Golf Nuts, Premiership Goalkeeping Coaches, A Rugby Union Club President and a majority of others with a generally fanatical love of sport.

Many of the UK’s most Iconic sporting venues – including The Emirates, The London Stadium, The Kia Oval and a number of the UK’s most prestigious Golf Clubs – have all benefitted from our experience, and in-depth knowledge, of bespoke Social Distancing and Safety Signage, which has been acutely developed by working closely with an extensive ‘on-demand’ client base at the immediate outset of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

A great example of how first-hand knowledge has enabled us to provide the very best safety solution, for a specific sporting venue, emanated from one of the ARC Team who also happens to be a part time Goalkeeping Coach with Crystal Palace!

This was of great value in understanding how an English Premiership Club is structured and provided an invaluable insight into ensuring both Arsenal FC, and West Ham United, had everything in place to maintain the safety of their staff and players, as both clubs began their transitioning back to normality.

During the initial consultation process, the representatives, from both clubs, were delighted they could talk with someone who clearly understood their immediate and longer-term needs. They also very quickly realised ARC had the best interests, of their respective club, at the forefront of every action and proposal, which was presented to them.

Knowing how sport venues work and having been at the forefront of developing and delivering innovative Social Distancing Signage and Solutions, since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, the team, at ARC UK, has been in a very strong position to help every type of sporting venue prepare for their reopening programmes; aligned to the Government’s evolving safety guidelines.

As a Government approved supplier; ARC has been at the forefront of developing and introducing fully compliant standards of safety visuals, products, and services. This has undoubtedly been a factor in securing the confidence and trust of every club, institution and organisation, we have worked with to help bring their staff, customers and, in the case of sporting venues; encouraging participants and supporters back to a Covid free environment.

We walk the clients through every stage they need in order to ensure they can successfully transition their venue and facilities with all the necessary visuals, and protective product solutions, required to maintain secure measures of diligent awareness.

The absolute key to transforming any sporting venue into a compliant, Covid safe, environment is targeted messaging, which MUST begin with the entrance and reception areas of the venue and seamlessly evolve with clear and concise wayfinding messages applied to every indoor space.

ARC’s safety solutions help to ensure staff, visitors, players, and fans are in absolutely no doubt about what they must do to maintain everyone’s safety and wellbeing – both inside and outside of any sporting venue – whether participating in or supporting an event.

ARC’s widely acknowledged Safety Roadmap, for the application of compliant safety protocols, has become a globally accepted procedural mandate for safety messaging:

  • Conduct initial consultation to fully understand the scale and requirements of each venue 
  • Engage in a comprehensive outdoor/indoor ‘’walkthrough’ survey of the location 
  • Suggest and agree appropriate signage and safety products required to ensure clear messaging and compliance 
  • Submit commercial proposal with a clearly defined graphic representation of our suggested and agreed product positioning, which will be fully aligned to clear ARC Catalogue coding and the evolving transitioning safety policies of the UK Government
  • Client sign-off, which triggers a fully comprehensive ‘Inception to completion’ production and installation service – anywhere in the UK
  • Apply all the necessary safety signage, partitioning, and hygiene products, as per agreed client stipulations 
  • External signage MUST inform players and participants of the specific personal responsibilities they must adhere to before and after entering the venue

ARC has a national team of specialists and installers to ensure every sport related facility, in the UK, has full access to our comprehensive range of safety services.

Our Global client base has complete confidence in our service, and safety solutions, because we always listen intently and observe attentively to ensure we fully understand the exact requirements of every project we are asked to provision.

The primary requirement, in any safety solutions install, is complete transparency and clarity of messaging because this is vital in controlling the behavioural patterns of the people participating or attending events.