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Dear Kingston University,
I would like to request further information about the University’s hard services maintenance, catering, cleaning and security services.

Please can the University indicate whether each of their hard services, cleaning, catering, and security services are contracted out, or delivered in-house. If any of your hard services maintenance, cleaning, catering, and security services are contracted out, please provide the following details for each outsourced contract (in excel format):
• Contract name
• Contract start date
• Contract end date
• If there is the potential to extend the contract beyond the end date, and if so, by how many years
• Annual contract value
• Name of the current contractor
• The contact details of the person responsible for procuring the services

Yours faithfully,

steve beer

Kingston University, FOI, Kingston University

Dear Steve,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information relating to Kingston
University. Your request was received on 11/07/19 and is now being dealt
with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please note that in some circumstances a fee may be payable prior to
information being supplied.  If a charge is applicable in this case I will
contact you to request payment before proceeding further.  Details of the
University’s charging policy can be found in section 3 of its Freedom of
Information Policy, available at the link below:

 

[1]http://www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonu...
 

 

I will be in touch again in due course and in any event not later than
08/08/19 this being twenty working days following receipt of your request.
In the meantime, please feel free to contact me if I can be of any further
assistance.

 

Kind regards,

 

Lyn

 

…………………………………………….

Lyn Porteous

Resources and Compliance Team

Library and Learning Services

Kingston University

 

 

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Dear Steve

Further to your recent request for information, the University’s response
follows.

Please can the University indicate whether each of their hard services,
cleaning, catering, and security services are contracted out, or delivered
in-house. If any of your hard services maintenance, cleaning, catering,
and security services are contracted out, please provide the following
details for each outsourced contract (in excel format):

• Contract name

• Contract start date

• Contract end date

• If there is the potential to extend the contract beyond the end date,
and if so, by how many years • Annual contract value • Name of the current
contractor • The contact details of the person responsible for procuring
the services

 

Facilities management services (maintenance, cleaning, security) are
provided by Kingston University Service Company (KUSCO), a wholly owned
subsidiary of Kingston University, for an annual value of £9,581k. The
contract is monitored by the authorised officer, the Director of Estates.

Catering Services are outsourced:

Contract name

Catering

Contract start date

1/8/16

Contract end date

31/7/21

If there is the potential to extend the contract beyond the end date, and
if so, by how many years

2 years

Annual contract value

The University believes that the disclosure of this information would be
likely to prejudice both the commercial interests of the suppliers and
those of the University and therefore claims the exemption at section
43(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 from disclosing this
information. A Public Interest Test is attached.

Name of the current contractor

Elior

The contact details of the person responsible for procuring the services

Corporate Procurement Unit, Kingston University

[1]https://www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingston...

 

This completes the University’s response to your information request. If
you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request an internal review of our
decision please contact:

Director of VCO and DPO, email : [2][email address] or
by post:  Kingston University, 10 Crescent House, Grove Crescent, Penrhyn
Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE.

In the event that you are not content with the outcome of your complaint
you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by Kingston
University. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

I hope that you now have the information you require.

 

Cathy

…………………………………………….

Cathy Murr

Resources and Compliance Team

Library and Learning Services

Kingston University

 

 

 

From: Kingston University, FOI <[email address]>
Sent: 11 July 2019 14:51
To: steve beer <[FOI #588884 email]>
Cc: Kingston University, FOI <[email address]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Facilities Services -
FOI102024

 

Dear Steve,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information relating to Kingston
University. Your request was received on 11/07/19 and is now being dealt
with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please note that in some circumstances a fee may be payable prior to
information being supplied.  If a charge is applicable in this case I will
contact you to request payment before proceeding further.  Details of the
University’s charging policy can be found in section 3 of its Freedom of
Information Policy, available at the link below:

 

[3]http://www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonu...
 

 

I will be in touch again in due course and in any event not later than
08/08/19 this being twenty working days following receipt of your request.
In the meantime, please feel free to contact me if I can be of any further
assistance.

 

Kind regards,

 

Lyn

 

…………………………………………….

Lyn Porteous

Resources and Compliance Team

Library and Learning Services

Kingston University

 

 

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