Contractor Engie has secured a long-term contract to provide total facilities management and construction project work at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.
In a deal worth a total of £1.3bn, the firm will property and building services management, energy services, construction project works and asset lifecycle replacement at the Cosham building .
Engie stepped in to provide FM services at the hospital on an interim basis following the collapse of Carillion.
Over the last six months the business has worked closely with the Trust and PFI owner The Hospital Company to agree a new contract which will see ENGIE provide services for the remaining 22 years of the hospital’s PFI contract.
As part of the newly revised facilities management arrangement, a number of new posts will be created by the end of 2019 at QAH in a range of disciplines from technical staff, to domestic supervisors.
Other plans include Engie carrying out full refurbishments of the main restaurant and the current Costa outlet.
Sam Hockman, divisional COO for Engie’s Places & Communities division South, said: “The Trust and The Hospital Company have managed what could have been a very difficult and uncertain time with exceptional skill.
“As we have done at several other major NHS Trusts across the country, we will work with QAH to use our services expertise, combined with our capabilities in refurbishment and energy, to provide enhanced outcomes for the local people and communities that use the hospital.”