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Flying solo

London Stansted Airport has taken the unusual step of insourcing its cleaning and waste management – the first major UK airport to do so. Sara Bean visited the terminal to discover how the in-house FM team is managing London Stansted ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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London calling

Paul Crilly, Managing Director of NJC, talks to Sara Bean about the rationale behind the relocation of its head office to London’s Victoria and what it signifies for the future of the company NJC(Not Just Cleaning) specialises in providing commercial ...

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Protecting the past

The unique challenges of historic buildings make the new generation of building management systems ideally suited for retrofit projects, says Gavin Holvey of Priva UK Building management systems (BMS) are helping to maintain historic buildings with the same control-based technologies ...

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Eating WELL

The Crown Estate, with the help of its catering provider, Vacherin, has developed a world-class wellbeing offering. FMJ looks at how food can make all the difference The Crown Estate’s new headquarters, located at 1 St James’s Market, London, has ...

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Creative expression

The company behind Tommee Tippee wanted its new HQ building to support growth and agile working, wow its staff and celebrate the ‘rollercoaster ride’ of bringing up baby Mayborn Group, the global company behind parenting super-brand Tommee Tippee, recently invested ...

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FM in residence

Facilities management within the residential market may have many of the same requirements as FM for non-residential buildings, but as the residential team at Knight Frank tell Sara Bean, there are also some unique challenges Our survey of FMJ readers ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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Journey’s end

Cycling to work is growing in popularity, but as end-of-route specialist Justin Sires tells Sara Bean, too many are put off by the lack of good end-of-route facilities A major study published last year in the British Medical Journal found that ...

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All our own work

Mitie Group’s new office at the Shard is not just a cool workplace, it’s a showcase for the company’s connected workspace strategy. Sara Bean went to take a look In February 2018, Mitie Group plc moved into the iconic Shard ...

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