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Summary 

The Penglais Farm campus will provide accommodation for 1000+ students, and includes a central hub with shop, café, launderette, bike stores, communal space and computing facilities, and a sports pitch.

The Brief 

We provided multi-professional facilities management consultancy, working with the client team throughout the strategic and tendering stages of the PFI competitive dialogue process. The objective was to ensure that client requirements were met and to drive value for money in the 30 year maintenance programme.

Our Response

We developed a robust specification for key hard and soft services, also setting out payment mechanism which encouraged innovation over the life of the PFI. We led the review and negotiation with shortlisted bidders to develop and agree the contracted services, Also providing the final commercial and technical submissions scoring to select the preferred bidder..

Key Facts 

  • Successful award of contract to preferred bidder within the required timescales and without challenge.
  • Whole life perspective gained by evaluating and developing both the construction and maintenance proposals.

Project Information

Client: Aberystwyth University