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Small Works

Step 1: The work request Step 2: The Estimate Step 3: The Approval Step 4: The Work Step 5: Invoicing & Closure Step 6: Project Feedback

Why come to us

The University of Reading has a responsibility, to all users of its estates and buildings, that construction and maintenance work is carried out by competent professionals, in a safe and considerate manner. It is the responsibility of Estates and Facilities to manage these obligations on behalf of the University.

A principal duty of University Project Managers is to deliver customer projects safely, on time, to budget and to University and customers' quality standards.

Statutory and University requirements

But our role extends far beyond just delivering your work. We are also responsible for ensuring that statutory obligations and University requirements are properly fulfilled. This can include:

  • maintaining the asbestos register
  • maintaining the master drawing database
  • updating space management information
  • updating asset management information
  • undertaking building and planning conditions
  • meeting our Construction Design Management obligations

By undertaking these roles Estates and Facilities ensures the University not only meets its statutory duties, but also manages the delivery of projects in a consistent manner.

What you can expect

When you come to us you can expect a professional service from a team that has many years' experience in delivering projects for the University. This experience includes a wealth of local knowledge which can ensure that the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions are proposed.