30 October 2019 | Prithvi Pandya
SPIE UK has won a five-year planned maintenance contract for mechanical and electrical and reactive works with the University Schools Trust (UST).
The contract, taking place at the Royal Greenwich Trust School and St Paul's Way Trust School, is the first contract that SPIE will complete for University Schools Trust.
Over the five-year contract period, SPIE will carry out statutory planned and reactive maintenance and fabric services, as well as running a 24/7, 365 days-a-year helpdesk at the two facilities.
Richard Smith, strategic solutions director at SPIE UK, said: "We are excited to kick off this new relationship with University Schools Trust. Through a competitive tender process UST selected SPIE for this contract because of our prowess and experience in delivering a range of specialist planned, reactive and statutory maintenance Hard FM services. With our combined engineering ingenuity, excellent management capabilities and technology know-how, SPIE is best placed to deliver these works efficiently, on time and cost-effectively."
Patrick Thorpe, director at Corexis Consulting, the facilities management consultant for University Schools Trust, said: "We were extremely impressed by SPIE's previous experience in the education sector, which gave us confidence that the works will be completed to the highest standard.
"What's more, they are able to deliver the services UST needs with flexibility and technical knowledge. Their structure and resources also mean they can guarantee timely and responsive services, which is crucial for us to deliver undisrupted education to our students throughout the year."