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Facilities Management Journal March 2017

CONTRACT WINS & PARTNERSHIPS AXIS SECURITY SECURES DEAL TO PROTECT ICONIC LONDON LANDMARK Axis Security has been awarded a contract to provide manned guarding services to St Paul’s Cathedral, one of London’s most iconic landmarks. A team of security off icers with a supervisor have been employed to help secure the Cathedral seven days a week, with duties including visitor bag checks and mobile patrols. While St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognisable sights of London, receiving hundreds and thousands of visitors every year, it is primarily a place of worship and so a discreet and customer-focused service is essential. The contract was awarded to Axis Security as a result of the company’s excellent reputation in providing manned guarding services at neighbouring Paternoster Square, where the estate security team is part of the business security forum supporting the City of London Police. 12 MARCH 2017 Water utilities company, Severn Trent, has awarded EMCOR UK with a three-year deal to provide total facilities management services across its UK property portfolio. EMCOR UK will be responsible for providing all of Severn Trent’s 450 UK sites. The contract commenced January 2017, and is the third water utilities company contract awarded to the facilities management provider in the last three years. Cordant Services, part of Cordant Group, has secured a multi-million pound contract to deliver a range of =L}D^##~ based across London, the South East, and the East \'L=@ Cordant will provide cleaning, security and other support facilities services at 72 properties, including UK Powers Networks’ headquarters in Central London. V""J = transferred to Cordant under TUPE regulations. ISS has bagged a contract with ‘pure play’ British online supermarket Ocado to provide an integrated =~! !'X*??"= number of services including catering and hospitality, building maintenance, cleaning, waste, energy and environmental management and health and safety management. Real estate adviser, GVA has been appointed to provide property management services to Birmingham’s #:!'O": Y ft, the building is situated on one of the City’s main arterial routes and is home to the Secretary of State and a number of professional services businesses. Under the contract terms, the Property Management OF~>ƒV will provide a full range of property and facilities management and accounting services to the building, reviewing the service charge and ensuring that tenants are receiving the highest levels of customer service. Levy Restaurants UK has been awarded a 10-year ~" DQX!"„O £750 million stadium, which is due to open in 2018. The sports, arena and events catering company has been engaged to design, develop and deliver world class and innovative hospitality and catering with the =#X!" the Club’s ambition of revolutionising the match day experience for all its visitors to the venue. Bouygues Energies & Services (Bouygues) has had its facilities management contract with University of the Arts London (UAL) renewed for a further three years. Bouygues has been in charge of UAL’s electrical, mechanical and fabric maintenance, cleaning, security "@ ="'X time the contract has been awarded to an incumbent service provider. NEW CONTRACTS FOR BARTLETT MITCHELL Independent caterer, Bartlett Mitchell has signed two new contracts, worth approximately £7 million in total turnover. The contracts, with Fidelity International and Rabobank London, will see the company provide a broad range of catering services for the two high-profile businesses. At Fidelity International, Bartlett Mitchell will be off ering vending, hospitality and events services for its London off ice, having already worked with the company at its Kent and Surrey sites. As part of the new contracts, Bartlett Mitchell will also be off ering staff dining, deli bar, hospitality, events and reception services at Rabobank London. The Lower Thames Street head off ice is home to approximately 1,000 employees. INTERSERVE EXTENDS LEWISHAM AND GREENWICH NHS TRUST DEAL Interserve has secured a twoyear account extension with the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, with whom it has been working with since 2012. The contract extension will see the international support services and construction group continue to provide catering, logistics, cleaning and portering services with a help-desk solution at the 500-bed University Hospital Lewisham and five community health centres, which provide community services such as district nurses, midwives and dental services, across the two London boroughs. INDUSTRY INSIGHT FMJ.CO.UK


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