Lancer Scott has won a five -year maintenance and repair services deal with the Co-op.
The contract will see the employment of over 100 dedicated locally-based, managers, helpdesk staff, engineers and apprentices whom will deliver maintenance & repair services to over 1,300 food stores and funeralcare homes across the South of the UK.
Building on an already successful three-year partnership between the two organisations, the Lancer Scott team will deliver all maintenance and repair works covering all M&E, air-conditioning, fixed wire testing & PAT, plumbing and all fabric elements of store and home assets.
Craig Coombes – FM Director at Lancer Scott said: “This long-term partnership establishes Lancer Scott as one of the key providers of technical maintenance in the retail grocery and funeral home marketplace.
“Our investment in working closely with the Co-op property team over the last 12 months and bringing our experience in the sector has led to the development of a flexible solution which will support Co-op today and into the future as they grow.
“The partnership will enable Lancer Scott to continue and expand our commitment to the communities we work in across the South of the UK with local jobs for local people and investment in community-based projects. Through a linked apprenticeship scheme, we will expand on our current apprenticeship levels in order to build the next generation of multi-skilled engineers our industry so badly needs.”