Firm named preferred bidder for seven year support services deal

Adrian Ringrose

Interserve has won a £300m support services contract for the NHS trusts of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Under the seven-year deal, the firm will provide services across 550 buildings ranging from facilities and estate management to strategic consultancy and advice in order to help the trusts in their aim of achieving foundation status.

The agreement is expected to be finalised by early December with the start of service following shortly after.

Adrian Ringrose, Interserve’s chief executive, said: “We are delighted to be selected as preferred bidder to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland NHS Trusts.

“This project will enable the Trusts to capture value through reconfiguring both the estate and the way in which it is serviced. As one of the largest providers of multi-service facilities management in the health sector, Interserve is well placed to deliver this transformation”.