About the Directorate

The Directorate of Estates and Facilities forms part of the University’s Professional Services and it is the Directorate’s duty to manage the University estate and to provide a safe, sustainable, efficient and comfortable environment for our staff, students and visitors.

We are continually improving the University estate, we construct new and refurbish existing buildings and develop imaginative and innovative landscapes. In addition, the Directorate of Estates and Facilities manages and delivers quality and customer focused services in security, cleaning, waste disposal, grounds and building maintenance, car and cycle parking.

We also provide food across campus, manage teaching rooms, the University hotel and conferences and provide a comprehensive media support service. We take our responsibilities to the environment very seriously and our sustainability team work closely with all areas of the Directorate to ensure all our undertakings contribute to a sustainable environment.