Eddisons has secured a four-year contract as a supplier on the UK Government’s £500 million Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Estate Management Services Framework (RM6168).
The Leeds-based property management firm will work across all aspects of property life cycle, including operation and management, advising on a range of public buildings and land, from civic offices, universities and schools to hospitals, prisons, brownfield sites and leisure centres.
Javid Patel (above, left), who heads Eddisons’ public sector team, said: “Our appointment is shored up by Eddisons’ growing in-house teams and partner alliances, enabling us to deliver a holistic end-to-end service. Support for public clients in addressing the new real-estate challenges they face in the wake of the pandemic is vital, in addition to driving economic growth, supporting the government’s levelling-up agenda and the move to a net zero carbon economy.”
Eddisons employs more than 300 staff across 19 offices nationwide. This appointment will also see the firm deliver technical surveys, feasibility studies and estates management services.
Eddisons will be working with FM and sustainability support services group Engie on specialist services such as government soft landings, which enables a smooth transition from a building’s construction to its operation, will also be provided by Eddisons’ growing client list of public sector organisations also includes Southampton, Enfield, Blackpool, Peterborough and Kirklees councils.
The firm has also secured multiple framework appointments such as Birmingham City Council and government procurement partner Bramble Hub. Earlier this year, Eddisons announced it had won the contract to advise NHS Property Services on its £3 billion estate of 4,000 properties.
Managing partner Anthony Spencer said: “The framework appointment demonstrates the hard work and commitment that the Eddisons team have put in to meet the rigorous quality standards required by CCS. “Providing service excellence across the public sector has always been at the heart of our business and we are proud to be associated with such a prestigious framework, which will enable us to continue to grow our market share in the public sector as part of our wider business plan.”