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Norland responds to significant growth in projects work

Norland has today made two announcements which it says is a reflection of the increasing volume of projects business it is seeing from clients. The facilities management provider has appointed David Grey as its first associate director of projects and, ...

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Lindley wins a spell on Warner Bros Harry Potter tour contract

Lindley Heritage  is celebrating a three-year contract to provide catering services for the public and staff at the new Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter which opened at the end of March. The new attraction ...

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Small business facilities may struggle to benefit from the Green Deal

Small firms could be left in the red by the Green Deal, which officially opened  yesterday (1 October), as potential cost savings are eaten by rising energy bills driven by a raft of forthcoming costly energy and environmental policies, according ...

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MITIE’s bespoke security offering wins Southampton hospital contract

MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has secured a new three-year contract, security and car park management contract with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. University Hospital Southampton provides healthcare to 1.3 million people living in ...

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‘One of the world’s most sustainable buildings’, the Crystal opens

The Crystal, a centre dedicated to improving knowledge of urban sustainabilty located in London’s Royal Victoria Docks, opened to the public on Saturday (29 September). An all-electric building, the Crystal consumes no fossil fuels on site. Pumps seasonally store energy ...

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US$1m funding pot to research green and sustainable CRE announced

A global commercial real estate organisation, has announced the launch of the Real Green Research Challenge (RGRC), a four-year, US$1 million commitment to fund leading-edge sustainability research and innovation relating to commercial real estate. CBRE is accepting submissions for research ...

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Jaguar Land Rover extends catering contract with OCS

Jaguar Land Rover has extended its catering contract with international total facilities management provider OCS by another two years with an option to extend for an additional two years. Under the deal, OCS will continue to provide catering for Jaguar ...

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Willmott Dixon appointed for repairs work in Chelsea

Willmott Dixon’s repair and maintenance company Willmott Dixon Partnerships has been given an eleven month contract worth £3.3 million to deliver repairs and voids maintenance services to 6,955 homes owned by The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Tenant Management ...

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Landlords duty of care highlighted during Electrical Fire Safety Week

As part of Electrical Fire Safety Week (24-30 September), the National Landlords Association (NLA) is reminding all landlords to carry out thorough fire risk assessments and to ensure their properties present a low fire risk. Electrical Fire Safety Week, aims ...

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Contract award – a big step towards a leaner, greener County Council

In a ‘big step forward’ in creating a leaner and greener County Council, a local building firm R.G. Carter has been awarded the contract for £14m of essential maintenance to Norfolk County Hall, Norwich. County Hall, built in the late ...

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