Interserve wins £90m DfT contract
StockMarketWire.com - Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has won a new five-year contract worth £90 million to provide total facilities management services for the Department for Transport.
The contract covers facilities at 11 departments - the DfT and nine of its agencies, plus the Environment Agency.
These include services to DfT's headquarters building in London, Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), British Transport Police (BTP), Highways England (HE), Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB), HS2 Ltd, Government Car Service (GCS), Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB), and the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) plus the Environment Agency (EA).
Interserve will deliver a wide range of services including, engineering, cleaning, security, reception, landscaping and ground maintenance, helpdesk, porterage, mail room, and catering at over 1,100 buildings across the whole of the UK.
Interserve said it was the first time all 11 departments' facilities management services would be handled by a single provider.
Interserve said the contract marked a new chapter in its longstanding relationship with DfT, and would see the introduction of integrated working practices designed to drive further operational efficiency across the estate.
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