The University of Southampton, (The University), is a multi-campus educational and research organisation. Properties on the Estate range from highly serviced clean room complexes through laboratories, sports complexes, teaching facilities, halls of residencies to residential houses. The University requires that the Contractor tests, services and maintains all fire alarm systems and associated equipment within its Estate in accordance with this specification and the standards referred to in it.

This specification and the standards referred to therein require the Contractor to execute the works in a safe and workmanlike manner.

The main work undertaken by the Contractor shall cover:

(i) Routine testing, inspection, servicing, repair and minor works to all systems in accordance with the current and applicable Regulations, Statutory standards, Codes of Practice and any other current legislation.
(ii) Defect rectification and upgrade works as directed by the Contract Administrator to a maximum value of ?25,000.00 per order. Larger projects will be by way of a quotation.
(iii) Provide 24-hour Call-out breakdown service with maximum 2-hour response time.
(iv) Account shall be taken of the University’s additional requirements as outlined in Annex 1 of this tender document
Other tasks as instructed by the Contract Administrator.