The Natural History Museum, a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre, has awarded Emcor UK a two-year contract extension to provide facilities management (FM) services at its museums in South Kensington and Tring, and storage sites in south London.
Emcor has been providing specialist facilities management services at the Natural History Museum (NHM) since 2001. Under the new contract, the FM service provider will continue to perform a wide range of specialist duties across the museum’s properties, which range from the Grade I listed Waterhouse building in Kensington, to the adjacent landmark Darwin Centre where museum visitors can explore world-class science in action, in a dramatic public space. Scope of work includes: maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems; building engineering and project works; grounds management and landscaping; pest control; special events support; life cycle management; monitoring and maintenance of fire and security; FM consultancy; health, safety, quality, environment and energy management support; and being managing agent for the housekeeping contract.
Christopher Kehoe, group executive director, Emcor UK, said:
“We are proud to be continuing our long association with the Natural History Museum. Emcor’s key account management programme and collaborative approach has enabled us to be completely flexible to the museum’s evolving needs. Our highly skilled and passionate team continually find ways of working more cost efficiently whilst improving our services, within the museum’s specialist environments. We very much look forward to supporting the Natural History Museum’s ambitions further, adding value and enhancing service solutions in line with our BS 11000 collaborative business principles.”