The University of Portsmouth was in need of a contractor to provide building maintenance and minor works at short notice. The service needed to cover over one hundred University buildings including academic facilities, offices, libraries, student venues and halls of residence. The contract covers planned inspection of buildings, reactive repairs and minor project works across a range of trades.
Mountjoy stepped in to provide an interim contract after the University's existing supplier went into administration. Following a competitive tender process, Mountjoy was awarded a five year contracts to maintain the University's property estate.
The maintenance team, including the helpdesk are based with Mountjoy's Portsmouth office allowing for rapid response repairs when needed. Works are managed through a bespoke IT solution. As well as providing responsive maintenance, Mountjoy also bids for the University's quoted works.
Works carried out have included roofing to student accommodation, painting and external works to academic buildings, installation of blinds and flooring to lecture theatres.