Leading facilities management provider, Wates FM has been appointed by property management experts, Lee Baron to provide mechanical and engineering (M&E) services and maintenance at an exclusive riverside residential development on the Greenwich Peninsula.
The contract will see Wates carry out a programme of planned works to Upper and Lower Riverside, on the banks of the Thames. Works will include M&E services to ensure the continued smooth operations of the building as well as reactive maintenance and repairs to the communal areas for the benefit of tenants.
The Greenwich Peninsula contracts are the latest projects in the partnership between Wates and Lee Baron which began in 2014 and already includes the maintenance of Dickens Yard, a 701-unit high end residential development in Ealing, and Sovereign Court, a 431-unit luxury apartment complex in Hammersmith. Both contracts have been renewed in 2021 for a further 12 months.
James Gregg, Managing Director, Wates FM said:
“We have built our business on a foundation of quality service provision and expert knowledge in a growing number of sectors. We have a long-held presence as a partner of choice in the managing agents’ sector and through the dedication of our teams and the continued support of our valued partners, we can demonstrate our capabilities to existing and potential customers.
“The past year has presented many challenges to our business but offered us the opportunity to provide our customers with bespoke facilities management services that ensure the safety of tenants of the buildings we maintain. We are really looking forward to continuing our partnership with Lee Baron and providing COVID-secure environments across their portfolio.”
Wates FM currently manages over 323 commercial properties, delivering services including mechanical and electrical and building fabric maintenance through a mix of site based and mobile teams as well as statutory compliance, cleaning, security, catering, porterage, front-of-house, help desks and computer-aided facilities management.