Ringway’s Mitie Electrical Maintenance Solutions

Mitie wins £60m Manchester Airports Group contract for providing electrical maintenance solutions across Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands airports.

As well as Manchester Airport, Mitie will offer electrical maintenance solutions to two other MAG airports (London Stansted and Bournemouth).
The £60 million electrical maintenance solution: As well as Manchester Airport, Mitie will also extend its services to two other MAG airports: London Stansted and East Midlands. Image by Stephen Gibson (via Shutterstock).

This week, facilities management group Mitie landed a £60 million contract with Manchester Airports Group. MAG, part owned by Greater Manchester’s ten Metropolitan Borough and City Councils, have used Mitie for previous contracts since 2008. Eight years after winning its first contract at Manchester Airport, Mitie will also be responsible for similar services at London Stansted and East Midlands airports.

As well as electrical maintenance services, the contract (across Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands airports) will cover:

  • Fixed wire testing;
  • Plumbing;
  • Life safety systems;
  • Building management systems;
  • Lightning protection systems.

On awarding the contract to Mitie, the CEO of London Stansted airport, Andrew Cowan said, “We have been working with Mitie for over seven years and it is a great credit to their team that we are developing our long-standing relationship with this new contract.

“Mitie was awarded the work after a rigorous and technical tender process. Mitie has extensive experience in the sector, and an ability to provide national 24/7 coverage underpinned by advanced technology.”

The Managing Director of Mitie, Phil Holland said, “We are proud to be building upon our relationship with MAG through this new and consolidated contract.

“Our long running relationship is a testament to our market leading airport experience and we are confident that our expansive technology-led service capability will assist MAG in providing a world-class experience for its passengers and airline partners.”

Mitie has been going since 1987. The company name stands for Management Incentive Through Investment Equity. With their HQ in Bristol, they expanded by acquiring similar facilities management companies. Today, they offer a wealth of services from electrical maintenance to contract cleaning.

ST Maintenance Solutions, 20 October 2016.

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