About Property Maintenance Advice

The Property Services Department can provide Health, Safety and operational requirement guidance and advice designed to safeguard a school's assets.

NCC Building Maintenance Advisory Service 2021/22

Our building maintenance advisory service will ensure that your school or academy is maintained to an appropriate standard. We work with you to assist with repairs, maintenance, energy advice, refurbishments or alterations and ensure compliance with all applicable legislation and ensure contractors and suppliers conform to current standards.  We have a team of experienced technical officers, bespoke supply chain, architect, quantity surveyor, structural engineer and electrical and mechanical engineers to support and advise your school or academy on activities you require to safeguard your site assets.  

Standard Service Overview

Our property maintenance team will provide professional support to ensure that your site buildings and systems are maintained and comply with current legislation. Some of the more popular services we offer are as follows;

  • Mechanical & Electrical Testing and Repairs
  • Legionella Risk Assessments and Water Management
  • Asbestos Surveys, Logbooks and Management Advice
  • Fire Risk Assessments & Reviews
  • Advice on Statutory Compliance
  • Design, Building and Refurbishment
  • Building Fabric Repairs and Maintenance
  • Estates Management
  • Strategic Asset Management Plans
  • Building Construction including CDM
  • Building Condition Surveys

The Standard Service will give you access to

  • Qualified staff dedicated to delivering appropriate standards across your sites
  • Technical support and assistance across all associated statutory disciplines
  • Preliminary advice including feasibility studies for projects or Ad-Hoc works
  • Single point of contact for all support requirements
  • Access to multiple Framework Partner Contractors carefully selected through a fully compliant procurement process to offer best value and service delivery

Additional Services

Our Building Services team can also provide advice and assistance on a variety of additional services, including;

  • The procurement of design, refurbishment projects
  • Assistance in the procurement and management of multi-disciplinary professional services e.g. Architectural Design, Surveys, plan drawings, CAD
  • Forward maintenance strategies including lifecycle modelling
  • Condition survey reports and how to implement the requirements on your site

Benefits to your School or Academy

  • Effective management of premises related risks to reduce costs long term
  • Full understanding of what action your site needs to take in order to maintain compliance
  • Legislative compliance across your site reducing exposure to risk
  • Full access to professional advice and support
  • Access to additional services and support across Building Services including, Design Services, Repairs and Maintenance, Integrated Facilities Management, Support Services, Pest Control and Cleaning


Planned Statutory Compliance testing in Schools and Academies

In addition to the maintenance advisory service, Building Services can support schools and academies with statutory compliance testing, tailored to your site assets, for an additional cost. We can provide testing the following list, which is not exhaustive;

  • Lift Servicing
  • Thorough Inspection
  • Legionella Risk Assessments
  • Water Management
  • Periodic Fixed Wiring Testing
  • Gas Safety / Boiler Service
  • Gas Alarm (CO2) Testing
  • Fire Alarm Testing
  • Emergency Lighting Testing
  • Lightning Protection Systems
  • Air Conditioning / Heat Pumps
  • Asbestos Management Surveys
  • Automatic Doors and Gates
  • Fire Protection Equipment
  • Kitchen Fans and Extraction Units
  • Stage Lighting Testing
  • Pressure Set Servicing

Reactive and Remedial Works

Please note that reactive or remedial works following statutory and legislative testing and servicing do not form part of this agreement and are chargeable to the school.

Key contacts for the Maintenance Advisory Service