Mechanical Services

The mechanical services team manages the University’s mechanical services systems including:

  • Central boiler houses and associated heating distribution networks
  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
  • Hot and cold water systems
  • Sewage and sump pumps
  • Natural gas installations
  • Lifts

The team’s work comprises:

  • Reactive maintenance – repairing plant when it breaks
  • Planned preventative maintenance – carried out at periodic intervals
  • Testing and inspection – statutory testing of water and refrigerant systems
  • Replacement and upgrading of plant 

It also supports the delivery of mechanical services by the Capital Projects team, via input on design and installation during the construction phase, and supports the Environmental Sustainability team in the delivery of carbon savings.

Need help?

  • Click here to request a repair to a mechanical services system or to report a fault.
  • For advice and guidance relating to mechanical preferred suppliers contact  Mark Davies, Principal Mechanical Services Engineer.  

Please note

  • All mechanical services systems work must be approved by Estates Services’ Mechanical Engineer and comply with the current edition of the M&E Design Philosophy.
  • Only Estates Services approved mechanical contractors are authorised to carry out any work on the University’s mechanical services systems.