Trafalgar FM travel to Moscow to carry out a hard FM technical audit for a client, as part of a European audit of a worldwide financial services group.
Everton Free School, has been selected as one of the finalists for the North West Regional Building Excellence Awards, in the following categories: – Best change of use of an existing building or conversion – Best educational building The winners for each category will be selected during April 2016
Trafalgar FM provide legacy furniture comprising of a mix of desks and office furniture for the proposed new LIPA 6th Form College, which opens in September 2016.
Trafalgar FM makes its annual charity donation to Mersey Kidney First – School of Clinical Sciences at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in aid of kidney research. Donations to Mersey Kidney First currently fund kidney research in the departments of Organ Transplantation, Urology and Nephrology, at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH).
This quarter’s latest Education Business Magazine includes a Trafalgar FM promotion alongside a feature on Facilities Management in Education, and Adding Value To The Education Environment, through leadership and management to technical and knowledge experience and the role of facilities management in the Education sector. The current magazine is available to view on line at [...]
Trafalgar FM attend the Everton in the Community Ambassadors’ Club & IOD Business Breakfast at Everton Football Club, with local guest speakers from Bibby Marine and Jaguar Land Rover
Trafalgar FM provide a sponsorship award to LIPA Primary School. Headteacher Greg Parker said ‘We are planning to use the this sponsorship award to support our push on pupil attendance and punctuality. We plan to purchase book vouchers for those children with the best attendance and punctuality records during each term – everything helps so [...]
Trafalgar FM attend a local business seminar on Digital Marketing, comprising of a tailored programme, for businesses based in Cheshire to gain maximum advantage of the roll out of superfast broadband.
With around 6 weeks to go until completion and handover of phase 2 of the school, works are progressing well with the fit out. The sports hall now displaying its external blue cladding panels.
Trafalgar FM take off, supporting the Lufthansa airline with the development of an FM service specification for their Heathrow Terminal 2 lounge facilities.
Following handover of the second phase refurbishment at LIPA Primary School, Trafalgar FM complete the installation of all loose FF&E to the additional classrooms, assembly hall and dining areas.
With completion of the steel frame over the summer, cladding and partitioning works are well underway to both the main teaching block and the sports hall.
Trafalgar FM makes a charity donation to Mersey Kidney First – School of Clinical Sciences at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in aid of kidney research. Donations to Mersey Kidney First currently fund kidney research in the departments of Organ Transplantation, Urology and Nephrology, at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH).
Despite a tight programme for procurement, Trafalgar FM complete the fit out and installation of Furniture Fittings and Equipment to the first phase of the new LIPA Primary school, comprising of two Reception classrooms and Admin offices, completing in readiness for the start of the Autumn term.
LIPA Primary School staff liaise with Trafalgar FM on the furniture fittings and equipment requirements for the new LIPA Primary School, in preparation for the first phase fit out in September 2014 and completion of the second phase in November 2014.
Works are progressing well on Everton Free School, with the structural steelwork for Phase 2 being erected in recent weeks. Works continue at a pace to complete the Phase 1 refurbishment for a September opening.
Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) appoint Trafalgar FM as their preferred partner for the procurement and installation of Furniture Fittings and Equipment to their proposed new primary school due to open in September 2014.
Refurbishment works are well underway to the existing block ahead of the proposed Phase 1 school completion in September 2014, with work also progressing on the setting out for Phase 2 and the new build element.
The University of Liverpool, appoint Trafalgar FM to provide technical support in the development of a Facilities Management service specification, for a new specialist research unit currently under development.
Liverpool City Council have granted planning permission for the development of the new Everton Free School at Spellow Lane Everton. The first phase is due to open to students September 2014, with the final phase due for completion March 2015.
Trafalgar FM have been appointed to support Everton Free School in the construction of their new facility at Spellow Lane Everton Liverpool. Trafalgar FM will provide the design integration of operational issues into the project, value engineering support and the development of the Facilities Management solution for the school.
Trafalgar FM currently have a whole page advert in the current issue of QA Education magazine Issue 86, which is distributed to 10,000 schools and colleges nationally, and which will be distributed at the forthcoming Education Estates Exhibition in Manchester on the 26th – 27th November 2013.
Trafalgar FM makes a charity donation to Mersey Kidney First – School of Clinical Sciences at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in aid of kidney research. Donations to Mersey Kidney First currently fund kidney research in the departments of Organ Transplantation, Urology and Nephrology, at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH). Mersey Kidney First Charity [...]
To compliment the completion and handover of the new facilities to Sheldon Heath Academy, Trafalgar FM tendered the installation and fit out of a new fitness suite, for the Academy. Cranlea Performance were awarded the works, with fit out and commissioning to take place during September 2013.
During the summer break Trafalgar FM have supported the academy with the final identification, labelling and recording of all transferring legacy FF&E as a part of the decant to the new academy, which formally opened to students, at the start of the new term in September.
Trafalgar FM provide project management support to the site FM team, at BOA, in the co-ordination and planning of a programme of summer works, including staff re-location and churn management, minor building project works, and the procurement of additional furniture fittings and equipment.
Following on from the listing in the National Schools Procurement Directory earlier this year, Trafalgar FM are now listed in the recently published Tertiary Education Procurement Directory for 2014. The directory is designed to provide the further education sector including Colleges and Universities with details of specialist provider’s that can assist facilities and finance staff [...]
A UTC is a college for students aged 14 – 18 which specialises in technical studies and is sponsored by a university. A UTC offers full time courses which combine practical and academic studies, e.g. engineering, product design, health sciences, construction, land and environmental services. Employers help to shape the curriculum and provide support and [...]
A free school is a school in England which is funded by taxpayers and free to attend, but is independent of Local Education Authority control. Free schools were introduced in response to demand for communities to have more control over their local environments in order to improve education for the children within that environment. Free [...]
What is an Academy? An academy in England is a school which is independent of Local Education Authority control but which is publicly funded, with the help of outside sponsors. Academies were originally introduced to raise standards in struggling education authorities in cities, and later were extended to aid struggling rural areas as well. Sponsors [...]
Trafalgar FM appear in the IFM online news feature for the Facilities Management industry with a feature on ‘Good Housekeeping’
Trafalgar FM are appearing in the Sunday Telegraph Business Reporter section featuring Facilities Management on Sunday the 5th of May, with the section also being distributed to all attendees at the forthcoming Facilities Show 2013 at Birmingham NEC.
Trafalgar FM celebrates its 4th birthday.
Cambridge Maintenance Services commence contract mobilisation and set up, starting with asset verification visits to all of the contract schools during the Easter holiday period.
Following the evaluation of the SWISS- Planned Maintenance Services tenders, Cambridge Maintenance Services are appointed as preferred bidder for the 3 year contract, with effect from the 5th April 2013.
Following the completion of the fixed furniture requirements, for the new academy, Trafalgar FM work with the Academy and the construction team from Lend Lease to work through the loose furniture and equipment requirements, to identify what existing legacy furniture can be utilised within the new facilities.
Return of the Planned Maintenance Services tender for the SWISS schools, Trafalgar FM and SWISS commence the evaluation process.
Bidders for the SWISS – Suffolk Schools – Hard Services tender undertake site visits to each of the schools, over a 3 day period.
Trafalgar FM carry out a review and inspection of the completed defects, with construction contractor Lend Lease and the BOA site FM team. Over 85% of the defects identified from the initial defects survey have been completed satisfactorily with the remaining items to be completed by early February.
Following the posting of the OJEU notice during October Trafalgar FM received on behalf of SWISS, 34 requests for PQQ information. A total of 22 completed Pre-qualifications were subsequently received by SWISS, at the end of November. SWISS and Trafalgar FM then completed the PQQ evaluation and identified 6 shortlisted bidders for tender.
The Government are expected to announce in tomorrow’s autumn statement, the funding of new schools, science and transport schemes. Most government departments will be asked to save an extra 1% next year and a further 2% the following year. This will then release £5bn to be spent on capital projects. They say the government wants [...]
Trafalgar FM makes a charity donation to Mersey Kidney First – School of Clinical Sciences at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in aid of kidney research. Donations to Mersey Kidney First currently fund kidney research in the departments of Organ Transplantation, Urology and Nephrology, at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH).Mersey Kidney First Charity Donation [...]
White House school is a primary pupil referral unit which provides education for up to 25 pupils from across Kingston upon Hull. As part of the Hull BSF programme Trafalgar FM are to carry out a legacy survey of all of the specialist Furniture Fittings and Equipment within the school, during the October half term [...]
Bridgeview School is a purpose-built day and residential school for children with special educational needs, with an age range of six to sixteen. As part of the Hull BSF programme Trafalgar FM are to carry out a legacy survey of all of the Furniture Fittings and Equipment within the school, during the October half term [...]
Following recommendation by a number of schools, Trafalgar FM are to be listed in the National Schools Procurement Directory for 2013. The directory is designed to provide Secondary and Independent school’s with details of specialist provider’s that can assist head-teachers and bursars achieve best value with their annual budgets. The directory will be formally issued [...]
The formal OJEU notice for the SWISS – Hard Services – Planned Maintenance package is raised, with Trafalgar FM acting as Technical Advisors to the project.
Following the series of one to one meetings held during the summer with each of the schools, 9 out of 11 SWISS partnership schools, agree to join the Hard Services – Planned Maintenance tendering process.
Trafalgar FM work with the Academy and the construction team from Lend Lease to finalise and agree the fixed furniture and equipment requirements for each of the curriculum areas proposed within the new facilities.
Installation and commissioning of the new fitness suite at the Academy is completed by Life Fitness, in readiness for the start of the new Autumn term.
Trafalgar FM carry out one to one meetings with each of the schools in the SWISS consortium to develop their individual Hard Services specification.