Facilities management & building maintenance firm, City, has secured a new long term contract with Asda.
In a partnership which has spanned more than 20 years, City provides a full range of FM services including electrical, fabric and building maintenance, energy management and cleaning services, supported by a 24/7 helpdesk, across more than 630 Asda retail stores and offices in the UK.
City has worked closely with Asda throughout the duration of the partnership to drive innovation and a wide range of efficiencies across the supermarket’s retail environment.
Speaking about the new contract, Lord Willie Haughey, Executive Chairman for City said: “I am thrilled that we will continue to build on the success of the last two decades in our continued partnership with Asda.
“Our trusted relationship is testament to the hard work and dedication of our colleagues over the years and I am incredibly proud of what our teams have achieved in driving service and savings across the estate.
“I very much look forward to developing new and innovative solutions to further grow our partnership in the future.”
Will Smith, Vice President of Real Estate, Facilities and Market Development for Asda added: “The continued partnership will bring a broad range of benefits. We have a clear appreciation of the importance of continual innovation and harnessing the benefits of new technologies.
“Through the development of connected buildings across the portfolio with City, we have a focus on data driven decision making to improve the sustainability performance of the Asda portfolio alongside improving overall asset performance and efficiency and to enhance the retail experience for the 19 million customers who visit our stores each week.”
City first commenced its partnership with Asda in 1997 which has now grown to include a full range of FM services across its supermarkets, offices and distribution sites in the UK.