Skanska wins City of London Corporation contract

Press release 16/05/2017 10:30 CET

Facilities management deal is worth £4.6 million per year

Skanska has been awarded a contract by the City of London Corporation to carry out mechanical and electrical maintenance and look after the fabric of the Corporation’s buildings. The contract begins in July 2017 and lasts for five years, with the option to renew for a further two years.

The City Corporation is a unique public body, with a large and diverse portfolio of properties. Iconic infrastructure in the capital includes Mansion House, Tower Bridge, the Old Bailey, the Guildhall and the Barbican together with Smithfield and Spitalfields markets.

The City Corporation’s estate spreads outside of London to include Epping Forest, Hampstead Heath, Tilbury Docks and Burnham Beeches. It has everything from schools and police stations to libraries and a large investment portfolio of commercial offices, retail and leisure.

Pete Collinson, Operations Group Director at the City of London Corporation, said: “We’re pleased to appoint Skanska with the demanding task of delivering a quality maintenance service to our built environment and our heritage and green spaces. Providing continued maintenance and improvement to our property and facilities for the benefit of visitors and users is an ongoing priority.”

Katy Dowding, Managing Director at Skanska, commented: “We are thrilled to have won this contract. We look forward to working with this prestigious new customer. We’ll be using lots of new ideas and innovations to deliver a first-class service.”