Mitie, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company, has been awarded a facilities management (FM) contract with BBC Worldwide.
The three year contract, with a provision for extension, will see Mitie deliver the full range of FM services including maintenance and repairs, cleaning, catering, security and front of house services at BBC Worldwide’s new offices in Television Centre, White City, London, when the offices open in 2015.
Andreas Arnold, Director of Strategic Projects for BBC Worldwide, said: “Mitie was chosen as the Facilities Management partner for its creative approach, the cultural fit, and its use of technology to improve service delivery.”
The company has extensive experience in the media sector, with clients including Channel 4, Universal Music and Sky.
Peter Mosley, managing director of Mitie’s Technical Facilities Management business, said: “This is a prestigious contract to win, and we are proud to be partnering with an organisation which has such an exceptional reputation around the world. This really underlines our expertise in the media sector, and is a fantastic example of a contractor and client working closely together to provide the best solution possible.”
The iconic Television Centre is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment, with the site being redeveloped into a mix of commercial spaces, including a new 100,000 sq ft headquarters for BBC Worldwide and private accommodation.