£117m worth of new contracts, awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation, came into force on 1 December.
The first of a new suite of contracts to provide key services for the UK Armed Forces on overseas Ministry of Defence bases has been come into service.
The Ministry of Defence has awarded its existing provider a three-year contract extension at the famous site in North Yorkshire.
The group’s Government business has seen catering and soft services contracts in the Falkland Islands and Cyprus extended for two years.
RDM Electrical & Mechanical Services has been appointed on a multi-site deal within the Vinci Facilities Future Defence Infrastructure contract.
ESS, the defence, energy and government services division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has mobilised a soft FM contract at MoD Abbey Wood.
Churchill Services has been recognised with the Gold Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme for 2022.
United States Forces stationed in the UK will benefit from new contracts to deliver repair and maintenance services to bases.
Landmarc Support Services and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation have managed a record twelve months of programme delivery on the Defence Training Estate.
A new £155m contract covers hard services for the Ministry of Defence estate on the island.
Vinci Facilities has awarded a two-year contract to the Barnstaple-headquartered hard services specialist.
Friday the 1st saw the start of a series of major new contracts procured by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.
The provider of services to the housing sector has been awarded the new Residential Living Accommodation Project contract.
The Future Defence Infrastructure Services contract covering Scotland and Northern Ireland came into operation in December.
Boden Group has been selected to provide facilities management and reactive maintenance services to Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth.
The British Army is going green, with the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at military sites across the south of England.
The Belgian Ministry of Defence has appointed the company to manage facility services at the Royal School of Non-Commissioned Officers in Saffraanberg.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has appointed the firm to maintain service family accommodation in two regions.
The Serco/ENGIE joint venture has secured a pair of service family accommodation contracts, awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.
Pinnacle Group has been appointed to manage 49,000 service family homes across the UK and overseas.
The public sector should probably be on your business development target list. Over 180 new FM contracts were awarded in the first quarter of this year, according to public procurement experts Tussell.
VIVO Defence Services has been appointed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to provide asset and facilities management services for the UK Defence built estate.
Vinci Facilities has been awarded a contract to provide FM services to the Ministry of Defence for its built estate across the South East of England.
Mitie has won a seven-year contract to deliver maintenance services for sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The Compass UK & Ireland division has won a soft FM contract at the Royal Navy’s main base in Scotland.
The team will bid to secure the massive MoD Training Estate Support Contract.
The £54m deal covers a range of soft services at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth.
KBS Maritime has been appointed to deliver technology-led and data-driven facilities management and dockside services for the Royal Navy.
Sodexo has supported its client the Defence Infrastructure Organisation with the introduction of a new concept at the tri-service station in Hampshire.
The facilities services group has announced the renewal of its Corporate Covenant, which has been validated for a further five years as a Gold award holder.
Senior HR figures are backing a mentoring programme aimed at helping service personnel leaving the Armed Forces transition into civilian life.
Five service providers have secured places on a new Crown Commercial Service agreement to support facilities management for the UK's Defence Training estate.
Over the past year Sodexo has seen its contract at Project Allenby/Connaught significantly increase with the addition of seven new catering outlets to accommodate 4,000 more Army personnel.
Sodexo has opened its first Crussh outlet at a military site at the Army Headquarters in Andover.
Amey has been contracted by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to deliver facilities management and project work at five United States Visiting Forces locations across the UK.
Landmarc Support Services has been awarded a two-year extension to its National Training Estate Prime Contract with the Ministry of Defence.
On the back of a strong first-half performance Vinci Facilities says it is committed to showcasing its defence and digital capabilities in pursuit of a share of the Future Defence Infrastructure Services framework for hard services, due in the autumn.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has awarded the group a three-year contract extension worth up to £500m covering support for four UK Armed Forces' bases.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has exercised its option to extend the Next Generation Estates contracts held by the services group.
The Ministry of Defence has awarded three-year extensions to contracts for the provision of support services to the UK's Armed Forces in Cyprus and the Falkland Islands.
The Crown Commercial Service has appointed 19 companies to a new housing and facilities management agreement to support the Future Defence Infrastructure Services programme.
The service provider is one of six shortlisted FM companies now able to bid for the next round of UK Defence contracts.
A new Crown Commercial Service agreement designed to give better value for money for public sector housing maintenance and security has been awarded and is being readied for use.
The Belgian Ministry of Defence has appointed Serco on a 10-year facilities management contract covering two military bases.
RAF Marham, home to the UK's F-35 multi-role combat jets and a key site on Amey's Regional Prime Central contract, is now running on sustainable energy following completion of a new biogas plant.
The international services group has announced its appointment on two support contracts, one focused on Europe and the other on the Middle East.
The 13-year contract, awarded by Eastbury Park Limited, covers the provision of facilities management to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire.
The Ministry of Defence has announced plans for modernising its estate and establishing a broader and more diverse supply base.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is inviting FM service suppliers to bid for places on a new framework that will cover the UK defence estate.
Amey has completed the acquisition of the Ministry of Defence Regional Prime and National Housing Prime contracts, picking up the agreements formerly jointly held with Carillion.
EMCOR UK has secured an eight-year deal to support the aerospace company at two RAF sites.
EMCOR UK has been awarded a three-year multi-service contract with the Defence Electronics & Components Agency.
KBR is now the sole backer of the former joint venture that has supported the Ministry of Defence on Project Allenby Connaught since 2006.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has confirmed that, following Carillion's demise, the food services group has stepped in to take full control of three major contracts.
ISS has kicked off a six-year partnership with the Danish Defence Estates and Infrastructure Organisation covering more than 500 sites.
The facilities and project management group has been appointed to deliver a "vast range" of hard and soft services across the UK Ministry of Defence estate in the wider Gulf region.
Sodexo has received the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community.
The multi-disciplinary design and engineering company has been awarded a new five-year managed services assignment by the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
A Carillion joint venture has been awarded the HESTIA North and Scotland & Northern Ireland soft facilities management multi-activity contracts.
The support services and construction group has been awarded a two-year contract extension worth up to £265m to continue as the infrastructure support provider for four strategic international UK Armed Forces bases.
A Carillion jv has been awarded the HESTIA South East and London Region Multi Activity Contract, a five-year deal valued at about £200m.
EMCOR UK has been selected by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to provide total facilities management services for its sites at Porton Down, Wiltshire, Portsdown West, Hampshire, and Fort Halstead, Kent.
Joint ventures between Carillion and KBR have been awarded two contracts to support the Army Basing Programme, worth in total over £1.1bn.
The outsourcing group has been awarded a two-year contract that will see it continue to provide site support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base in Goose Bay, Labrador.
The NEC Group's catering business has won a five-year, £3m contract to provide services at the Grade II* listed Delapre Abbey.
The services group has renewed its pledge to the Armed Forces Covenant, the commitment to providing support for Forces personnel moving into the civilian workspace.
ENGIE Services has been awarded an expansion to an existing contract with Defence Construction Canada to provide facilities maintenance and support services for a range of military buildings.
Interserve has been awarded a five-year contract with the MoD's Defence Infrastructure Organisation to provide facilities services to the United States Air Force estate in the UK.
The Ministry of Defence will take a range of services back in-house as a four-year contract with Serco comes to an end in April.
Bouygues Energies & Services has been presented with a Silver Award by the Ministry of Defence at a special event held at RAF Northolt.
The Ministry of Defence has announced its 2015 Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Gold winners. ISS is amongst this select group.
ESS Support Services Worldwide has won a five-year contract with the US Air Force, Department of Defence Dependents Schools.
CarillionAmey has appointed the removals specialist to provide furniture moving and storage services for armed forces family accommodation for the Ministry of Defence.
ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won a three-year contract with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to provide services at the new Defence College of Technical Training in Lyneham.
The hard services specialist has won a three-year contract with CarillionAmey to support the Ministry of Defence estate in the southeast of England.
The company will deliver grounds, sports field, airfield, hard surface, hedge and tree maintenance, along with snow and ice clearance, to more than 250 sites.
The latest 'Local Concept' Post Office, managed by ISS Facility Services, officially opened at the beginning of December.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has published a summary of its plans for transforming the way it procures soft FM services across the defence estate.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has confirmed that three new Next Generation Estate Contracts will go to the CarillionAmey joint venture, bringing the total awarded to this team to five.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has suspended the award of three new construction and FM contracts following a legal challenge by one of the tenderers.
The Ministry of Defence has selected a Capita-led team as its private sector partner to help improve the running of its 230,000 hectare estate.
Interserve subsidiary Landmarc Support Services has won a new contract with the Ministry of Defence to manage the MoD National Training Estate Prime contract over a five-year term.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has awarded three Next Generation Estate Contracts, one to Landmarc Support Services and two to a Carillion/Amey joint venture.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation, in partnership with the United States Visiting Forces, has unveiled details of a new contract for the provision of building and facilities management services across a number of UK military air bases.
An advisory team led by Capita has been selected as preferred bidder by the Ministry of Defence to be the strategic business partner for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.
ISS became the first FM business to sign the MoD's Corporate Covenant, signing the document at a recent defence and security event at London's ExCel.
Landmarc Support Services, an Interserve subsidiary, has been awarded a contract extension worth £110m with the Ministry of Defence.
A CarillionEnterprise-developed specialist Energy Bureau is enabling energy use at 35 of the highest energy consuming sites in the MoD's Regional Prime Contract Central to be remotely managed.
The support services and construction group has secured a three-year £15 million deal to provide a range of soft FM services at five Royal Navy sites.
Compass Group's ESS division has won a wide-ranging soft services deal covering 12 MoD sites in the southwest of England.
Aramark has secured extensions to two contracts with the Ministry of Defence, retaining business valued at over £3 million per annum.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation, the MoD's property and services provider, has awarded a major contract to IBM for the implementation and support of a new information management system.
Private sector bidders are set to start tendering for three MoD facilities management contracts across England and Wales worth up to £4.35bn, following visits to key Defence establishments.
The MoD's Defence Infrastructure Organisation has named three consortia in the running to become its private sector business partner.
Aramark has secured a two-year extension to its integrated services contract for the Ministry of Defence Mid-Hants SMAC operation.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has confirmed the private sector bidders for the three new prime contracts covering the delivery of facilities management to defence establishments in England.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is in detailed discussions with four private sector bidders competing for the first of four regional facilities management contracts.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has hosted more than 200 industry representatives at an event to discuss future contracting arrangements for managing Defence facilities across England and Wales.
The Ministry of Defence has named Serco as its 'proposed supplier' to take over the leadership of Defence Business Services, provider of corporate services for the MoD.
The Royal Air Force has awarded ISS Facility Services, Defence a major multi-site catering, retail and leisure services contract.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has begun inviting players in the FM industry to submit expressions of interest in three new regional prime contracts.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has shortlisted four bidders for a national contract worth up to £900m for management of the MoD's UK training estate.
The support services group has won a series of large-scale multi-activity contracts with the Royal Air Force and Naval Air Command.
Up to £5bn of construction and maintenance work under the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s Next Generation Estates Contracts programme has been stopped pending review.
Defence Infrastructure Organisation has awarded Interserve new support services contracts in Cyprus, the Falkland Islands, Ascension Island and Gibraltar.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has confirmed the ten bidders shortlisted for a new Framework in the East Midlands & Eastern England region for construction projects valued below £12m.
The workplace safety services provider has deployed a team of 35 engineers to handle a 26-week contract for UK and US forces.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has confirmed the three bidders shortlisted for a new national contract worth up to £1.5bn to provide the Armed Forces and their families with housing services.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has awarded Babcock a 'contract amendment' worth £33m.
The Ministry of Defence has named the four bidders short-listed for a major new contract to provide up to £500m of hard FM services for the Defence estate across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The Australian Defence Force has awarded the company a two-year contract to provide logistics and base support services in the Middle East.
The arrival of June sees ISS Facility Services, Defence take responsibility for the delivery of all catering, retail and leisure facilities at more than a dozen RAF sites.
The support services and construction group has signed a £108m two-year extension to its South East Regional Prime contract with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.
Defence Secretary Liam Fox has unveiled a new organisation to look after MoD property, intended to deliver better strategic management as well as savings of £1.2bn over its first four years.
Defence Estates, the Ministry of Defence property management arm, is inviting expressions of interest in a new contract to provide hard FM services to sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Defence Secretary Liam Fox has announced the termination of the multi-billion pound Defence Training Rationalisation project and with it, the end of Metrix Consortium's role as preferred bidder.
The services group has signed a new contract with the Ministry of Defence to deliver essential support at RAF Brize Norton, reckoned to be one of the MoD's most important bases involved in current military operations.
The Ministry of Defence has signed a ten-year contract that will see Serco deliver essential support services at RAF High Wycombe and RAF Halton.
Metrix, the joint venture between Qinetiq and Sodexo, has won an 'early works' contract enabling it to make a start on the future home of the Defence Technical College.
The specialist defence division of the contract caterer has landed a three-year contract at HMS Caledonia, the shore-based Royal Navy training establishment, located within the naval dockyard at Rosyth.
The MoD Defence Estates organisation has awarded a two-year contract extension to Interserve which will see the company continue to deliver facilities management services in the Falkland Islands and Ascension Island.
The joint venture between defence technology company QinetiQ and facilities services group Sodexo has been awarded the first contract under the MoD Defence Training Review Project.
VT Group's Flagship training and support services business has won extensions to two existing contracts nearly a year before the original end dates.
If there is something good to come out of the painful days ahead, it may be a greater appreciation of what facilities management has to offer in terms of identifying and implementing solutions for leaner, more sustainable business operations.
Defence Estates and the sustainability division of architects BDP have launched DREAM, a web-based environmental performance assessment tool targeted for use at all MoD buildings.
M&E contractor and facilities services company Emcor has won a contract worth around £53m with the Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA) for a new facility being built in south Wales.
Amanda Williams reports on energy management initiatives introduced on the Defence National Training Estate.
Jane Fenwick writes: A 25-year PFI to transform accommodation at Devonport naval base into modern en-suite, single living and mess accommodation with state of the art facilities won the PFI/PPP category and Overall PFM Award 2008.