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Durham University

Estates and Facilities Directorate

Estates and Facilities Directorate

Welcome to the Estates and Facilities Directorate

The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a number of essential services to Durham University and is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric of the various campuses.

The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a diverse range of services to the University including:

  • Maintaining and regularly reviewing a maintenance programme which takes account of short, medium and long term needs of all buildings and University grounds.
  • Implementing the works identified and funded within the various maintenance programmes and operating a system for dealing with day to day requirements. This includes the continuing provision of an out of hours emergency service.
  • Providing a professional technical service to the University for the design, construction and procurement of new buildings and adaptation works to existing buildings.
  • Identifying and recording the use of space and advising on ways of increasing space utilisation.
  • Procuring and managing utilities and services.
  • Providing postal and security arrangements and advice to the University.

Contact Details

Estates and Facilities
Holly Wing First Floor
Mountjoy Centre
Stockton Road

Tel: 0191 3346042