Specialist provider of facilities management services Samsic UK, has been appointed to provide cleaning services to the Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, the UK’s largest dance centre outside London.
Built in 2010, the purpose-built, six-storey facility on Quarry Hill in central Leeds is a premier dance facility with seven studios, including one of the largest in Europe. The building also incorporates a 230-seat studio theatre, a health suite, wardrobe facilities, office space and meeting rooms and a public exhibition space.
Samsic has been contracted to provide horizontal and vertical cleaning to Quarry Hill and the company’s technical support site at Bramley. The contract, managed by Samsic’s Leeds office in close proximity to the Northern Ballet estate, commences with accelerated learning provision elevating existing staff to Samsic skill standards, induction, contract and equipment knowledge and task-based training followed by on-site training, e-learning and mentoring for the duration of the 3-year contract.
The contractor is also implementing its ISO 14001-accredited Total Green Solutions methodology to support client sustainability objectives and reduce environmental impact across the contract.