14 May 2018 | Prithvi Pandya
Preston-based Eric Wright Facilities Management (EWFM) has been awarded a contract to service 16 PFI fire stations across the North West over the next 18 years.
Engie Services Limited and Balfour Beatty have appointed EWFM's team as a subcontractor under the partnership's PFI arrangement. It will service stations across Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria.
As part of the deal, EWFM will deliver a range of services comprising both hard and soft FM services including service desk operation, statutory compliance, planned and reactive maintenance, energy management, and grounds maintenance.
Kate Bailey, senior business development manager for EWFM, said: "Providing facilities management to the emergency services sector is an exciting new challenge for us and, together with the education and healthcare markets, we see it as a significant future growth area for the business."