Facilities management (FM) company, Salisbury Group, has been awarded a major contract with the University of London to provide hard FM services to academic and residential buildings across the estate
The company will provide hard facilities management services to academic and residential buildings across the estate, which currently includes 27 buildings and ancillary facilities with a footprint of around 130,000 m2.
Hard facilities management contract
As part of the contract, Salisbury Group will deliver planned preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and project and lifecycle engineering infrastructure projects.
It will also provide helpdesk services and specialist supply chain monitoring for a diverse range of buildings, plant, equipment and systems.
To support the University of London’s low carbon emission and sustainability objectives, including its ambitious goals of becoming a net-zero carbon institution by 2036, the company will also produce a sustainable programme that aims to invest in the most environmentally efficient ways to deliver FM services. This will include a fleet of eco-friendly vehicles to transport its specialist engineers around the various sites.
FM and engineering expertise
Andrew Lunt, group managing director of Salisbury Group, commented: “We are delighted to be working with a very prestigious institution.
“Winning this contract shows our FM and engineering expertise as well as our ability to offer a solution which reflects the ambitious objectives of the University of London.
“We will be working hard to build a partnership ethos based on first-class customer service and great workplace experiences for employees, students and visitors alike.”
Glenn Marree, head of estates operations at the University of London, added: “We are excited to have appointed Salisbury Group as our hard FM service provider and look forward to collaborating on optimising working environments for our students, staff and partners, who are working at the very cutting edge of higher education within the UK and internationally.”