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AMEY REPLACES CARILLION AS SCHOOLS FM PROVIDER IN BARNSLEY

9 May 2018 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal


Amey has taken over the facilities management of 11 secondary schools in Barnsley that were previously run by Carillion.

 

The new contract will now see Amey delivering services including caretaking, cleaning, grounds and building maintenance.

 

Amey already provides FM services to schools and colleges in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries & Galloway, Clackmannanshire, Renfrewshire Belfast, Bradford and Northampton with the aim of creating high-quality learning environments where students can gain meaningful skills and qualifications.

 

Amey will take on 230 new employees to its business as it works with both Barnsley Local Education Partnership and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council.

 

The company has a turnover of £2.2 billion and employs 19,000 people internationally with a focus on the UK, but with businesses in Australia and America.

 

The Barnsley schools involved in the deal are: Darton College; Kirk Balk Academy; Penistone; Outwood Academy Carlton; The Dearne; Greenacre SEN; Outwood Academy Shafton; Springwell; Holy Trinity; Horizon Community College; and Netherwood ALC.