Derwent fm has reached financial close on a £1 million contract to provide facilities management services to a major 1,480 bed student accommodation project at the University of York for the next 50 years.
FM services will include hard and soft services such as mechanical and electrical works, planned preventative and reactive maintenance.
The scheme forms a major part of the university’s campus masterplan and increases Derwent’s presence at the site where it already deliver services to three existing accommodation buildings on the Heslington East campus.
Janice Boucher, Managing Director at Derwent fm, commented: “We are delighted to further cement our relationship with the University of York and the other partners involved in delivering this new and exciting scheme.”
The scheme which is due to open in 2022 will greatly assist the University of York’s student recruitment strategy by delivering high quality accommodation for both domestic and international students.