What We Do
The Estates Department is responsible for developing and maintaining the University’s estate.
The Estates Department is responsible for the repair and upkeep of some of Edinburgh's most iconic historical buildings.
The Building Services Group is made up of a team of controls engineers, building surveyors, mechanical and electrical engineers.
Cleaning Services provide a professional and pro-active cleaning service across the estate.
Clerk of Works
Ensuring construction work is carried out to agreed quality standards, specification and schedule.
There are four teams managed by two Area Contract Services Managers who oversee a customer focused delivery of maintenance via contractors and other specialist service providers.
EBIS (Estates and Buildings Information System) provides an interface to the database asset register of our buildings, rooms and projects and can feed information to other systems.
Energy & Utilities
The Energy Office is responsible for procuring and managing the University's energy supplies.
Estates Business Services
The Estates Business Services Team provides an integrated professional support service across the Estates Department.
Contact details and services offered by the Estates Finance team.
Estates Health and Safety Management Team
An outline of the health and safety arrangements in the Estates Department.
Estates Management Office
The Estate Management Office is responsible for the general estate management of the University’s substantial portfolio of land and property.
Festival and Events
The Festival and Events Team provides technical advice and guidance for any festivals, filming and events across the Estate.
The Furniture Office is responsible for providing and maintaining freestanding furniture to all areas of the University.
The Landscape Team maintain soft landscaped areas throughout the University's campuses.
Learning & Teaching Spaces Design
Learning & Teaching Spaces Design is responsible for the Learning and Teaching spaces associated with major capital projects and minor works.
University Porters deliver mail to all University buildings at no charge to the sending department.
The Trades Maintenance Unit carries out repairs and maintenance to buildings throughout the University.
What Project Management involves, including details of current projects at the University.
Security, safety and the wellbeing of the University community is at the heart of what we do.
Servitorial and Ceremonial Services
Information on the Servitorial Services of the University.
Small Projects and Minor Works
The Small Projects team provide a design and project management service for small projects, typically between £50k - £1m in value.
Space management aims to make effective and efficient use of the University's buildings resource.