The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Edinburgh University Life Safety Contract

Edinburgh
10 January 2020
 

The University of Edinburgh has appointed Atalian Servest, the global FM service provider, with a contract to maintain its fire alarm and associated life safety systems.

The three-year contract is worth a base cost of £250,000 per annum.

Atalian Servest will service over 250 buildings within the historic City of Edinburgh, some of which are Grade A listed. Premises include lecture theatres, libraries, seminar buildings and student and family accommodation.

The contract will include maintenance of disabled person refuge communication systems and remote monitoring telephone line systems, supporting the safety of staff, students and visitors at the university.

 Heather Fleming, Building Services Engineer at the University of Edinburgh, said: “Atalian Servest has been a key partner, delivering other contracts and projects for several years. We welcome the fire and security team to enhance the experience of our stakeholders, students and visitors alike.”

Daniel Dickson, CEO of Atalian Servest UK & Ireland, said: “Our fire and security team are excited to support such a prestigious university and a global leader in education, and look forward to strengthening our partnership throughout the contract and beyond.”

The University of Edinburgh offers undergraduate degree programmes, and postgraduate taught and research programmes to more than 14,000 students; it is globally recognised for its research, development and high-quality teaching.

Picture: Edinburgh.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 10 January 2020

Share



Related Articles

IFMA Foundation Announces Two New FM Degree Programmes

Ankara University, a public university in Turkey, now offers undergraduate and graduate programmes in facilities management. Run by the Department of Real Estate...

 Read Full Article
Incentive FM Acquired by Atalian Servest

Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest facilities services providers, has acquired Incentive FM Group. The deal will allow Atalian Servest to expand its...

 Read Full Article
Merger of Atalian Servest and OCS Rumoured

A plan for private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice to purchase and merge Atalian Servest and OCS has been reported. According to Sky News, Clayton Dubilier...

 Read Full Article
Student Aims to Inspire Women to Choose Construction Careers

Madeleine Clarke is part of a rising number of women pursuing a construction career at Coventry University and is hoping her achievement will inspire more young girls to...

 Read Full Article
LSE Secures £175m for Green and Social Projects

The funding for the London School of Economics and Political Science includes the development of a new building, 35 Lincoln’s Inn...

 Read Full Article
Equans Wins 50-Year FM Contract with LSE

EQUANS, Engie’s FM arm, has been appointed to deliver a major £140 million post-graduate student accommodation project for the London School of Economics and...

 Read Full Article
University Teams Win Sodexo Community Funding

Students from ten universities across the UK have participated in a Dragon’s Den-style competition organised by Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation in...

 Read Full Article
The University of Birmingham Partners with Siemens to Create the Smartest University Campus in the World

Siemens is partnering with the University of Birmingham to create the world's smartest university campus. The University of Birmingham, in partnership with...

 Read Full Article
Students Share Biggest Accommodation Concerns 

What are the biggest concerns shared by students when it comes to their time spent in purpose-built student accommodation? Manor Interiors, a provider...

 Read Full Article
Personalised Lunches Delivered by Robots for Ocado Staff

A fully-customised office canteen lunch, chosen from 2,700 nutritional combinations, could soon be served to you via a foodservice robot. Ocado workers can even...

 Read Full Article