MITIE secures contract with Plymouth Community Homes

Press release   •   Dec 18, 2009 19:37 GMT

MITIE, along with the other chosen suppliers are using a single local supply chain to secure the best economies of scale and value for money, and are equally committed to using local labour. It is envisaged that this could mean up to 120 jobs and 12 apprenticeships in the city. MITIE is very keen to get involved in community projects too, demonstrating their commitment to putting something back into the communities they work in. 

Clive Turner, Chief Executive of Plymouth Community Homes, said: “The successful contractors demonstrated excellent value for money together with a commitment to boost job numbers and apprenticeships in the city, which can only be welcomed in the current economic climate.” 

Adrian Dawson, Director for MITIE’s Property Management team said, “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract and look forward to working with Plymouth Community Homes and their residents. Improving people’s lives and creating better places to live is at the forefront of everything we do. Our focus is to raise standards of living by improving housing and urban spaces, providing employment opportunities to local people and businesses so that individuals and whole communities benefit. We want people to be proud of where they live.” 

For further information, contact: 

Sarah Bainbridge, Marketing Manager, MITIE Property Management
T: 020 7022 8436 M: 07901 330833, E: 

Erica Lockhart, Investor, Public and Media Relations Manager
T: 020 7022 8400 M: 07979 784488, E: 

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Notes for editors

What is MITIE?
We’re the strategic outsourcing and asset management company.

What does that mean in practice? Providing everything from strategic consultancy, to world-class delivery on the ground. From long-term infrastructure planning, to facilities management, property and engineering services. Our strategic input can add value at the highest level, while our practical management expertise can save customers money and maximise their returns.

At the same time, it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that makes us different. Our people are passionate about what they do, committed to working in partnership with their clients, and will always look for a fresh answer to a new challenge.

We work with our clients in three ways; some take full advantage of our whole range of expertise by buying the whole suite, others may only need one aspect of what we do:

Strategy and consultancy

+ Facilities and project management

+ Service delivery

In other words, we think, we manage, and we deliver.

The thinking phase is all about finding strategic answers to long-term challenges about assets and resources. Facilities and project management puts those plans in place, and our unrivalled range of services is one of the best in the business.

There’s a lot more to MITIE than you probably think. We’re a big company with big ambitions - a leading FTSE 250 support services business, with more than 54,000 people, revenues in excess of £1.7bn, and a reputation for being the best.