About Us

The Estates & Campus Services department is responsible for maintaining and developing the University’s physical environment.

We provide facilities and services which support every campus user, every day.

Our Vision

We aim to provide a University estate which is:

»  Inspiring and supportive
»  Welcoming and accessible
»  Sustainable and efficient
»  Healthy and safe

You can read more about our objectives in our Estates Strategy.

Our Team


View our organisation chart
(University students and staff only)

The department is led by the Director of Estates & Campus Services, John Plumridge.

The Director reports to the Vice-Chancellor and is supported by his Executive Assistant, Cathy Robertson.

The department employs over 60 staff in four service teams:

  • Campus Services
    • Estates Services
    • Residential Services
    • Shop
    • Sports
  • Maintenance
    • Building Fabric
    • Compliance
    • Engineering
    • Planon
    • Support Desk
  • Projects
    • Cost Management
    • Project Management
  • Strategy & Communications
    • Communications
    • Environmental Sustainability
    • Property Management
    • Space Management

In addition, the department works in partnership with a broad range of contractors and consultants to provide supporting services.