University and Colleges Facilities Management2018-09-14T09:58:12+00:00
Our experience in the education sector has given us a valuable insight into working to extremely tight deadlines.

University & Colleges

Learning Through Experience

Our experience in the education sector has given us a valuable insight into working to extremely tight deadlines.

Producing high quality, thorough deep cleans across hundreds of units while keeping to a strict schedule in line with the educational calendar is no mean feat. Not least when certain sites require considerable maintenance work prior to cleaning – or in some cases when the site is still under construction!

Flexibility is key in these instances, as is being able to react quickly and professionally, even to the toughest challenge. By being equipped to provide an extensive work force to tackle large-scale jobs – sometimes on a 24-hour schedule – we have been able to achieve what our customers had believed would be impossible, ultimately saving them thousands of pounds by preventing projects from overrunning.

This responsive approach isn’t restricted to our cleaning services, we are also able to supply security cover at short notice. We are aware that staff requirements can change at a moments notice, due to sickness, schedule changes or unforeseen circumstances. We are also equally aware that having security staff in place at all time is imperative to the smooth and safe running of many units.

Having the right team on hand – be that security, cleaning or more bespoke professionals – and knowing what is possible within a tight deadline enables us to apply the same high quality, quick-turnaround service to our customers outside the education sector if needed.

The Full Package

The Crystal package takes care of all Facilities Management needs, providing fully trained, experienced professionals in the following areas:

MAINTENANCE Ongoing maintenance helps prevent small repair jobs from turning into large, expensive refits. Our dedicated maintenance teams keep a keen eye on all areas of the properties under their care, ensuring that any damage is professionally addressed immediately.

SECURITY We offer security, concierge, patrol and key holding services to ensure that properties remain safe and free from uninvited visitors at all times. We are a SIA approved contractor and all of our security staff hold SIA licences.

GARDENING AND LANDSCAPING As part of our FM package we are committed to keeping the outside of the properties we manage in as good condition as the inside. We offer a variety of gardening and landscaping grounds work to ensure all sites are neat, tidy and safe. Aside from aesthetic jobs such as planting and irrigation we also offer practical services such as car park repairs, brick laying, graffiti and gum removal.

WASHROOM SERVICES Maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in washroom areas is essential for both occupants and visitors to a property. With this in mind we offer washroom

CLEANING SERVICES – plus a range of washroom products – to ensure that facilities are regularly maintained on a time scale suited our customer’s requirements.

WINDOW CLEANING Our IRATA certified operatives are fully trained and equipped to reach any height to thoroughly clean all glass window panes and treat metal frames to prevent rusting.

A Total Facilities Management Solution

Our ten years experience has shown us that busy customers want instant solutions. This is why we are happy to deliver a full FM package to ensure a seamless and hassle free service, removing the need to have to deal with numerous different suppliers.

OUR FM PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Cleaning (full build cleans, deep cleans and day cleans)

Security and concierge services

Maintenance services

• Window cleaning

• Gardening and landscaping

• Washroom services

• Electronic auditing system

We are well equipped to react to our customer’s needs as and when needed and we are able to provide these services on long term or ad-hoc contracts.

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Who we work with

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Robert Gordon university aberdeen logoNotting Hill Housing logoLIV logoLiberty Living logoUniversity of Leeds LogoKier logoHaringey Council logoFalmouth University LogoDowning Students logoVillages logoMansion student logoUniversity of Portsmouth logoFresh student living logoCRM logoYork St John University logoUniversity of Greenwich logoThe University of manchester logoHeriot Watt logoOxford Brookes UniversitySavills logoUniversity of Exeter logo

Our Accreditations

SIA Approved ContractorESPO logoISA logoBICSc - logo - accreditation SAFE contractor approved accreditation logoISO14001 approved accreditation logoISO9001 approved accreditation logoInvestors in people approved accreditation logoContractor Plus approved accreditation logoConstruction line approved accreditation logo