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Interserve wins £3.5m contract with Oxford University Estates Services

by Interserve Press Office | Nov 13, 2012

Interserve has won a three-year, £3.5 million, mechanical and engineering maintenance contract for Oxford University Estates Services across its 74,400 square metre portfolio of medical research buildings.

This new contract will see Interserve deliver mechanical and engineering services across five sites including their Old Road Campus and buildings located on the Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Warneford Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital, all in Headington, Oxford.

The 24-7 contract will provide planned and reactive maintenance and repair, operating and configuring building control systems and energy management, with Interserve working in partnership with internal service departments to provide enhanced cost efficiency, through thorough and efficient maintenance regimes, energy management and safety compliance.

Mark Foxton, Mechanical Engineer from Oxford University Estates Services, commented, "Through working with Interserve we will benefit from expansive industry knowledge and expertise in technical services. Their support and experience in delivering services within similar research environments, allows our departments to focus on their core business – medical research – and ensures our facilities are continually well maintained."

Tony Sanders, managing director – commercial from Interserve, adds, "Supporting working, clinical environments requires the flexibility to cope with reactive maintenance across multiple business critical sites, with a large number of researchers and support staff in location, while remaining sensitive to the needs of the building users and ensuring minimal disruption. At Interserve, we have extensive experience of working in medical and healthcare environments and ensuring good quality services are coupled with best practice for our clients."

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For further information please contact:

Hannah Simpkins
Head of Marketing, Interserve
020 7902 2000

Emma Hemmings, Katy TranterorJane Woods
Edson Evers
01785 255146,

About Interserve

Interserve's vision is to be the Trusted Partner of all our stakeholders. We are one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment and facilities management services for society's infrastructure. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £2.3 billion and a workforce of over 50,000 people worldwide.

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