University of Huddersfield Estates

By | 15th June 2017

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University of Huddersfield Estates

Estates and Facilities

‌Our Mission Statement: “To provide Top Class Facilities”

This very clear and succinct mission statement enables Estates and Facilities to remain totally focused on delivering top class facilities within quality buildings that are constructed, maintained and operated to the highest possible standards.  The services delivered on campus will remain customer focused and responsive to the changing needs of the business and the client’s requirements.

Estates and Facilities, Property Services Group, which encompass Property Services, Combined Service Group and the Estates Helpdesk are committed to improving our service delivery and increasing customer satisfaction by ensuring that the services we provide reflect the on-going needs of our customers through our Customer Service Standards.

Estates Helpdesk

The Estates Helpdesk Team can be contacted on ext. 2550.  Please ensure that you have all relevant information available; this will assist the Helpdesk Team to direct your inquiry, thank you.

If your request is either an urgent security matter or an immediate emergency assistance request please contact the University Control Hub on ext. 2222.

The Estates Helpdesk Self Service Portal is under development and will be launched later on in 2017. The portal will enable you to report faults, make service requests and keep track of your calls online.

Strategic Estate Planning

“providing high quality accommodation for teaching and learning.”

Colin Blair, the Director of Estates and Facilities, assisted by members of his team and external consultants, manages directly the following areas of operation: –

  • Strategic Estate Planning
  • Property Acquisitions
  • Property Disposals
  • Strategic Estates Financial Planning
  • Estate/leases/licences
  • Strategic Space Management

Estates and Facilities are committed to providing high quality accommodation for teaching and learning. The aim of the estate strategy is to develop and maintain the best possible teaching and learning environment for students and staff. The University has completed the process of concentration of its current teaching and learning facilities on the single campus at Queensgate.

Future success in widening access to higher education depends on providing opportunities within areas where participation is low. Taking education to students will become as important as bringing students to education. In partnership with further education colleges and with employers, the University will implement policies to provide higher education closer to the students’ homes.