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VIVO Celebrates Two Year FM Milestone at UK Military’s Built Estate 

VIVO Celebrates Two Year FM Milestone at UK Military’s Built Estate 
02 February 2024

VIVO Defence, a joint venture between Serco and Equans, has marked its second year of providing facilities management services to the UK military’s estate.

According to VIVO, it has undertaken more than one million maintenance jobs during the contract, including 260,000 preventative planned maintenance tasks in 2022 and over 372,000 in 2023. 

Almost 25,000 special projects have also been completed, including a new £3.6 million dye-bay for the Red Arrows in July 2023, the first facility of its type built to enable critical maintenance on the aircraft’s dye pods. 

VIVO has increased the number of people available on its contracts by 40 per cent, and moved to a planned maintenance model style of service.

Jerry Moloney, VIVO Defence Services Managing Director, said: “It has been a really busy, but productive time on our Built Estate regions over the past two years with more than a million maintenance jobs carried out and tens of thousands of special projects completed.”

VIVO’s contract includes maintenance for all Service Family Accommodation homes across the southeast and southwest, hard FM and maintenance services for the United States Visiting Forces (USVF) in England, and hard FM services for eight of the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations (RFCA).

Picture: a photograph taken at RAF Waddington, in Lincolnshire, showing the Red Arrows performing a fly-past the new dye-bay facility. Members of the VIVO team are standing in front of the camera. Image Credit: VIVO

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 02 February 2024


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