Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police sign £9.1m building and maintenance framework

J Tomlinson & Trent & Dove ServicesWarwickshire Police and West Mercia Police have appointed contractor J Tomlinson on a four-year framework agreement covering servicing, maintenance, reactive repairs and minor works.

The award has a potential value of £9.1m over the lifetime of the agreement, representing a major development for Nottingham-based J Tomlinson.

Under the contract, the company will provide mechanical, electrical and building, and maintenance services to a range of operational buildings belonging to the police in both areas, covering Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcester and Warwickshire.

Operations Manager at J Tomlinson John Trainor said, “We are delighted to have been appointed by Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police to undertake the on-going servicing, maintenance and repair services for a number of buildings across a wide area.

“This represents a significant contract for J Tomlinson and builds on the on-going relationship with emergency services in the West Midlands and across the UK, with services such as the police in North Yorkshire and South Yorkshire. Our expertise in this area ensures that we are able to operate effectively and efficiently in what are often sensitive environments.”

The innovative Place Partnership will manage the Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police framework from September 2015. This pioneering venture brings together six core partners – Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, Redditch Borough Council, Worcester City Council and Worcestershire County Council, alongside Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police, to develop a single estate function across the public sector organisations. The collaboration will drive service integration, customer service delivery and operational efficiency to support frontline services.