Bartlett Mitchell announces three major contract wins

Bartlett Mitchell, one of the UK’s leading independent caterers, has announced the signing of three major new contracts. The wins, with Freshfields, White &

Case and Man Group all run across three to five-year terms and will see the caterer provide services ranging from client lounges and cafés to high-end hospitality. All contract awards were part of

a competitive tender process, with Bartlett Mitchell specifically being commended for its commitment to a sustainable supply chain, its focus on local sourcing and its strong emphasis on broader CSER (corporate, social, and environmental responsibility) activity. The Freshfields contact, at its newly

built Manchester-based offices, is a first for Bartlett Mitchell in the city and also the first ‘Magic Circle’ firm in its portfolio. The company is providing café, hospitality and free issue services for the company’s 550 employees based in Manchester.

Bartlett Mitchell has won more than

£25m of new business in the last six months. Ian Thomas, CEO, Bartlett Mitchell,

said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce the signing of these three contracts. “Each contract is incredibly different

and demonstrates our ability to work with a broad range of partners and clients. “As an independent and agile

business, we are able to work with our clients to ensure that we create offers which represent their culture and values. These three very different

Both White & Case and Man Group contracts are based in the heart of the City, growing Bartlett Mitchell’s ever-increasing footprint in the area. The company will provide restaurant, café and hospitality services for both clients, along with a newly- designed client lounge at White & Case. It will employ approximately 63 people as part of the contracts.

contracts are testament to this. “Food plays a significant role in each of

these clients’ businesses and we are proud to contribute to their ongoing success by powering their teams with delicious and nutritious food. These new relationships will create even more career development opportunities for our existing team and attract new talent to join our business”.

SPIE Wins Refurbishment Contract With Tameside Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

The £534,000 contract covers the refurbishment of the Pathology Laboratory at the Tameside General Hospital SPIE UK has been awarded a contract

with Tameside Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, at Tameside General Hospital. The work involves the strip out and refurbishment of the Pathology laboratory in New Fountain House and incorporates all new flooring, ceilings, decoration, joinery, fixed furniture, sanitary fittings and mechanical and electrical installations. The contract is worth £534,000, and will take place over a 10-week period that began mid-March. Given that the upgrade is being conducted

on the main hospital site, SPIE must ensure that the highest levels of health & safety are met, all whilst carrying out the work in a live

environment. Therefore, a bespoke solution was required to meet the needs of the client. The refurbished laboratory will provide

office accommodation, open plan angle working areas, cellular offices, reception, boardrooms and meeting rooms, in addition to other complimentary accommodation and ancillary works. SPIE have worked successfully in the healthcare sector for over 20 years and this contract win is a reflection of the firm’s high-quality work and experience with the NHS. Furthermore, this consolidates SPIE’s long standing relationship with The Trust, as in 2012 the company completed a project to refurbish and extend the hospital’s A&E department. A contract with a value c. £2m. Kerry Sheehan, Managing Director of Facilities Services at SPIE UK comments,

“We are very pleased to be awarded another contract with Tameside General Hospital as we take pride in our strong customer relationship and ability to provide a tailored service. Our knowledge of working within the healthcare sector makes us an ideal partner for the customer, and we are really looking forward to further building on this experience in order to deliver the refurbishment to the highest standard possible, within tight time constraints.” Gareth Llewellyn, Capital Projects Manager

at Tameside General Hospital, added, “We are excited about the refurbishment of the Pathology laboratory and creating a lot more spacious offices at the Trust. We have worked with SPIE previously and we feel confident that they will deliver an exceptional service on time.”

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