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On Broadway And Slating The Industry - FM Digest

Getty Images - Graham has secured its first ever contract with Transport for London

Graham Takes To The Stage At Broadway; Cloud Board Slates FM to New Starters; Nottingham Building Society Renews FM Contract; and a £560 Million Bupa Australian Defence Force Contract all feature in our latest FM Digest


Graham Takes To The Stage At Broadway

Graham has secured its first ever contract with Transport for London (TfL) following the successful award of the ‘55 Broadway Implementation Works project’.

The central London scheme at 55 Broadway, a Grade I listed building overlooking St James’s Park, involves the soft strip out of the existing restaurant kitchen, the demolition of the internal walls, including a vault room, and minor enabling works in line with the 2016 planning consent.

It also consists of the modification of the existing façade at the rear of the building, which requires the removal of the Crittal steel windows and the installation of UKPN approved louvre doors for a new sub-station.

The programme of works has been developed to separate the building’s office complex from the London Underground power supply and operational Underground station. At present, the power supply to the building is derived from the existing London Underground transformers.

The works programme work began in December 2018 and is due to be completed by Spring 2019.


Nottingham Building Society Renews FM Contract

Nottingham Building Society (NBS) has renewed its contract with Incentive FM for a further 3-year term which includes the remit to include its recently expanded network.

The deal is worth in excess of £4 million and builds on a 16-year partnership.

Under the new contract, Incentive will continue to handle the facilities management for all NBS locations, constituting over 68 buildings located in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire.

The fully integrated solution includes all cleaning, security, M&E, building fabrication and maintenance services. In addition, Incentive FM will support all health and safety, fire safety, and water safety requirements across the portfolio. The operation will continue to be supported by a web hosted CAFM help desk system (Concept Evolution) to enable all personnel access to information about asset management and service requirements to further improve communication flows.


£560 Million Bupa Australian Defence Force Contract

Serco Group, the international service company, through its Australian subsidiary and as subcontractor to Bupa Health Services will be supporting the Commonwealth of Australias Department of Defence through the provision of National Garrison Health Service to the Australian Defence Force.

The estimated total value to Serco over an initial six-year term is AUD1.01bn (equivalent to approximately £560m. The contract has up to four one-year extensions. Full operational service under the new contract will begin on 1 July 2019.

Through a Human Resources Managed Service for primary health, Serco will be delivering recruitment, on-boarding, training, workforce management and various other employee lifecycle, account management and support functions. Serco’s responsibilities will cover more than 1,000 professional staff who will support the delivery of an integrated health care system to over 80,000 Australia’s Department of Defence members and reservists.


Cloud Board Slates FM to New Starters

Cloudfm is holding a series of new starter sessions at it Academy - presented by members of the board or directors. This week (ending Feb 8), CEO, Jeff Dewing started with an overview of the company’s purpose - which according to Dewing is to restore trust in the facilities management industry. Dewing explained how Cloud has well trained teams, apply effective processes and create the most advanced technology to solve systemic challenges in FM.

Dewing's session was supported by Commercial Director Adam Clayfield who outlined his view of the main industry challenges, such as lack of control and measurement, and manual intervention on processes. Then CIO, Steve Corbett presented an overview of what he considers the flaws in traditional FM technology.

Picture: Getty Images - Graham has secured its first ever contract with Transport for London following the successful award of the 55 Broadway Implementation Works project.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer


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