Opening of the School of Anthropology and Conservation entrance extension
1 February 2018
The works consisted of a new entrance extension on the east and west sides of Marlowe Building creating a focal point for the school, incorporating new egg shaped meeting rooms, 12 new offices, a new reception and admin office, and breakout social spaces for staff, students and visitors. A new featured staircase and internal living wall have been installed in the new space to create a focal point and the planting used has b...
We are supporting MIND
22 January 2018
The total amount raised from the Estates Christmas Charity Raffle 2017 was £970, and with further monies added to it which have been accrued over the year, the charity – MIND (nominated by Emily Mason) will receive a cheque for an Estates record-breaking £1834.14! Well done to everyone who bought raffle tickets and donated money to this worthwhile cause. Also, a huge thank you to everyone who helped to make the raffle event happen. MIND provide advice and support to e...
Recycling Hub - Grand Opening
1 December 2017
The grand opening of our Recycling Hub took place on the 6th of November, in attendance were the team who helped to create the Recycling Hub together with the skip waste contractors, East Kent Recycling. The Recycling Hub allows us to safely store and manage recyclable materials, such as wooden pallets and separate non processed woods such as timber. Our recycling percentages have been increasing year on year with our 2016-2017 percentage being 67%, this is 5% higher than 2015-2016! All user...
Children in Need - Cake Sale
21 November 2017
Thank you to all of you who made or donated cakes and goodies for this year's Children in Need Cake Bake, and to everyone who gave money. I am pleased to announce that we have raised the fantastic amount of £238.05! Thanks also to the Safety, Health & Environment Unit as they raised £33 which they have put together with our amount, making a grand total of £271.05!
Who would you nominate?
20 September 2017
The Senior Management Team within Estates are looking for inspirational members of staff who have made a difference to colleagues or customers through dedication, innovation, understanding or skill. The Customer Services Award  is given to an Estates staff member or team who: provided a timely and professional service to customers; were responsive to customer needs and requests; were courteous and considered the needs of the customer when making decisions. Winners will be selected on a ...