Press Release

27 September 2022

Broadcaster extends facilities management contract with Mitie

  • The BBC has extended its facilities management contract with Mitie for a further two years
  • 780 colleagues work on the contract, delivering a range of integrated FM services for the broadcaster’s sites including its flagship sites in London, Cardiff, Glasgow, and MediaCityUK in Salford

The BBC has extended its facilities management contract with Mitie for an additional two years. Under the extension Mitie will continue to deliver an extensive range of facilities management services including engineering, logistics, maintenance, cleaning, and landscaping across the organisations’ nationwide property portfolio, such as its iconic sites in London, Cardiff, Glasgow, and Salford.

Through its Plan Zero consultancy services, the Mitie team will also continue to support the BBC’s pledge to reach net zero by 2030, and Mitie specialists will recommend ways to reduce carbon emissions and support the organisation’s decarbonisation strategy.

As well as the iconic Broadcasting House in London, the contract sees Mitie deliver services across the length and breadth of Britain, from the Shetland Islands to the Channel Islands, including a range of studios, and offices.

Simon Venn, Managing Director, Technical Services and Integrated Facilities Management, Mitie, said:

‘We are proud to be extending our relationship with the BBC as we continue to provide industry leading facilities management services. We look forward to trialling new technology with the aim of strengthening these services further as we continue to support one of the world’s most prestigious and highly reputed media organisations.”

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About Mitie 

Founded in 1987, Mitie’s job is to look after places where Britain works and is the leading facilities management company in the UK. We offer a range of services to the Public Sectors in Central Government and Defence and Communities (Healthcare, Education and Campus & Critical). Our Technical Services (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) divisions serve private sector customers in Telecoms, Financial & Professional Services, Transport, and Industrials and increasingly to the public sector. Finally, our Specialist Services (Care & Custody, Landscapes, Waste Management and Spain) division serves both the public and private sectors in these niche businesses. 

Mitie acquired Interserve’s facilities management business on 30 November 2020 and now employs 72,000 people. We are the champion of the ‘Frontline Heroes’ who have kept Britain working during the COVID pandemic. We take care of our customers’ people and buildings, through the ‘Science of Service’, delivering essential services and deploying industry-leading technology to create safe and effective workspaces. 

The business continues to execute its technology-led strategy and in the past twelve months has received multiple awards

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