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Estates & Facilities

Mission Statement

"To deliver high quality and cost effective Estates & Facilities services, develop and maintain a 'fit for purpose' environment and to identify and reduce risks to patients, visitors and staff"


The Estates and Facilities Division

The Division is led by Mike Babb, Divisional Director of Estates & Facilities, who reports to the Chief Executive. There are three operational managers: Andrew Deakin (Head of Capital Development), Miriam Hickman (Head of Facilities) and Paul Dyche (Head of Estates).

The Division is made up of the following sections and provides non-clinical support to the Trust: 

  • Estates - General Maintenance

  • Linen Services 

  • Facilities Services - Portering, Reception and Postal Services, Waste, Cleaning, Non-emergency Transport

  • Catering

  • Capital Development

  • Security and Car Parking

  • Residential Accommodation

  • Medical Engineering

  • Energy Management

  • Administration Team

The Division employs approximately 450 staff, ranging from unskilled to professionally qualified personnel, all of whom play a part in delivering these services.

The Division aims to deliver high quality services, to develop quality into the built environment and to maintain all elements of the buildings, services and equipment, to assist the Clinical Divisions to establish the Trust as the health care provider of choice.