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EDF Energy appoints Balfour Beatty Workplace as total facilities management partner for offices portfolio

12 March 2012

Balfour Beatty Workplace has been appointed to provide facilities management services for a range of EDF Energy sites in the UK.

The contract, worth over £9m per annum, is for a minimum of five years and will see Balfour Beatty Workplace provide site facilities management, maintenance, cleaning, security and other support
services.

The estate comprises over 30 sites across the UK including Barnwood near Gloucester, Crawley, East Kilbride near Glasgow, Exeter, Hove, London, Plymouth and Sunderland.

Andy Hobart, MD of Balfour Beatty Workplace, said: “I am delighted to announce that Balfour Beatty Workplace have been appointed to manage this important contract to EDF Energy. It builds on the exceptional partnership we have developed over the past decade where we currently deliver essential support services across their fleet of UK nuclear power stations.

“We are really looking forward to the successful transfer of around 50 people from EDF Energy and some 250 people from existing suppliers into our organisation, and the transformation into a new and exciting service delivery model to support EDF Energy.”

Khalad Hussain, EDF Energy’s Property Services Director, said: “The appointment of Balfour Beatty Workplace follows a rigorous tender process over the last six months. The partnership with BBW will mean a more effective and consistent service that prioritises quality of service, health and safety, sustainability, value for money and the development of employees, supporting our own company ambitions.

“We continue to work with employees, trade unions and other contract partners as we move towards the new arrangements, which are due to start at the end of April.”

 

Media enquiries:

Laura Fox
Balfour Beatty Services
Tel: 07854 682770
e-mail: laura.fox@balfourbeatty.com


Notes to Editors:

1. Balfour Beatty Workplace (www.bbworkplace.com) is a leading total facilities management and business services outsourcing company to private and public sector markets.

The capabilities of the company span a range of built environment disciplines, including: highways, property management, asset management, facilities management and administration services.

The business has approximately 10,000 employees supporting the needs of customers throughout the UK.

2. Balfour Beatty (www.balfourbeatty.com) is a world-class infrastructure group with capabilities in professional services, construction services, support services and infrastructure investments. We work in partnership with our customers principally in the UK, continental Europe, the US, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East, who value the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise.

Key infrastructure markets include transportation (roads, rail and airports); social infrastructure (education, specialist, healthcare and various types of accommodation); utilities (water, gas and power transmission and generation) and commercial (offices, leisure and retail.)

The group delivers services essential to the development, creation and care of these infrastructure assets including project design, financing and management, engineering and construction, and facilities management services.

Balfour Beatty employs 50,000 people around the world.