Retirement Village Lifecycle Modelling

Client: Audley – Cooper’s Hill Retirement Village Where: Runnymede When: Completed in early 2019  Services: Lifecycle Modelling   Role Summary: The Retirement Village lifecycle modelling was for the luxury Cooper’s Hill Retirement Village, formerly part of Brunel University. Located within the 66 acres of the Magna Carta Park in the village of Englefield Green, near Runnymede…

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Opex Consulting Joins Forces with Aptare to Deliver Top-Tier Facilities Management Consultancy

Opex Consulting Joins Forces with Aptare to Deliver Top-Tier Facilities Management Consultancy East Midlands-based Independent Property & Facilities Management (FM) Consultants Opex Consulting has completed its merger with Aptare, an Asset Management Consultancy based in Yorkshire. By combining professional resources that include consulting to the Estates and Property Markets including, Strategic Reviews, benchmarking, contract and…

Hospital Market Testing

Client: SGP Property & Facilities Management – St Georges Hospital Where: Tooting London When: 2011 Services: Market Testing   Role Summary: In 2011, OPEX was commissioned to project manage the hospital market testing in conjunction with SGP Property & Facilities Management (Now trading under the name of ‘Bellrock’) for St Georges Hospital in Tooting – London. The…

Hospital FM Benchmarking

Client: SGP Property & Facilities Management – Carseview Dundee Mental Health Hospital Where: Dundee, NHS Tayside When: 2010 Service: FM Benchmarking   Role Summary: Opex was commissioned by SGP Property and Facilities Management in July 2010 to produce a Hospital FM Benchmarking review of their hard and soft FM services to fulfil contractual benchmarking requirements…

Offices Market Testing

Client: WWF Living Plant Centre Where: Living Planet Centre Woking When: 2013 Services: Project Management   Role Summary: Opex was commissioned to project manage the WWF offices market testing and implementation of the agreed outsourced hard and soft FM services for the client’s new headquarters building the WWF Living Plant Centre in Woking. These services included: Contract…

Convention Centre Audit Review

Client: The Dublin Convention Centre (CCD) Where: Dublin When: 2014 Services: Audit Review   Role Summary: OPEX was appointed by the SPV to undertake a convention centre audit review of the 2014 maintenance services market test that had been previously carried out on the 46,000m2 Dublin Convention Centre by a third party. This work, in…

Offices Strategic FM Services Review

Client: Centrica Where:  When:  Services: Strategic FM Services Review   Role Summary: Centrica procurement needed to understand whether their supplier offered value for money. Working with IPD we ran an offices strategic FM services review on the cost, quality of service and the capability of the processes to support the contract. This involved extensive data collection and…

University Mobilisation Services

Client: Pinnacle PSG – University of Hertfordshire Where: Hertfordshire When:  Services: Mobilisation Services   Role Summary: Opex was asked to provide University Mobilisation Services for Pinnacle PSG’s recently awarded contract for FM services at the University of Hertfordshire (UoH) Dehavilland Campus. The project involves the operation of 1,600 units of en-suite student accommodation together with extensive sports…

Hospital Outsourcing & Market Testing

In April 2010 we were asked to project manage the market testing for a wide range of cleaning and housekeeping services at this PFI (29,000m2, 250 beds) within the main St Georges Hospital site. The services covered by this market testing included; daily clinical and general cleaning of areas, reactive cleaning, periodic cleaning and window cleaning. The process included updating the specification from its original base on the National Specifications for Cleanliness in the NHS (2003) to (2007).