Servest to provide FVC’s facilities management services
Forth Valley College have signed an agreement with Servest (formerly Arthur McKay Ltd) to cover all the college’s facilities management needs for the next three years.
Servest will provide all soft services including grounds maintenance, waste management and cleaning, as well as all hard services such as plant maintenance and building fabric and there will be an option to extend the contract by a further four years subject to contract performance reviews.
FVC Principal Dr Ken Thomson and Tom Gorman, Associate Principal and Executive Director - Estates Development, officially signed the contract with Michael Floyd, Managing Director, and Mark Paton, Operations Director from Servest on Friday 6 October at the Falkirk Campus.
With more than 23,000 people working at 7,000 client sites across the UK, Servest provide a comprehensive range of essential facilities management services, including cleaning, catering, security and building services and have experience working within universities and colleges.
Dr Ken Thomson, said: “Servest has a good reputation in facilities management in the UK’s education sector and we are delighted to be working with them. It is good to know that they have a proven understanding of the flexibility and adaptability that is required when it comes to the needs of a college and that was foremost in our thinking when they were chosen to become our FM contractor. We are looking forward to developing the partnership and collaborating on key areas such as “community benefits” to link in with the existing college outcomes.”
Mike Floyd from Servest, said: “Here at Servest, we are thrilled to be working with Forth Valley College. The college is known for its innovative and creative approach and Servest is excited to bring these same qualities to the FM provision, enhancing the overall learning experience.”