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Estate Services

The Estate Management team provide a wide range of support service functions including the following:

  • Residential Management
  • Security
  • Cleaning
  • Porterage and caretaking
  • Long Term Maintenance
  • Leases and Licences
  • Capital Development
  • Statutory compliance
  • Energy Management
  • Carbon Management
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Grounds Maintenance

Our Mission
Our mission is to deliver a high quality, impressive, fit for purpose estate and support service which fulfills the needs and aspirations of our users.

Our Vision
Our vision is to create, manage and operate the University estate such that it is safe, accessible, adaptable, flexible, clean, maintained, comfortable, sustainable, manageable, and above all, a place that everyone who studies in it, works in it or visits it will value, respect, be inspired by, advocate, rate highly and recommend.  

Our Strategy
To develop, refurbish, maintain and operate the estate in an optimum condition.
To deliver the range of Estate Management services, to agreed service levels, at a sustainable level of investment.
To satisfy the University’s environmental sustainability targets through the appropriate use of its buildings and equipment, their operation and control.
To deliver an Estate Management service that is affordable and meets the financial parameters set for the service. 

Who we are
Peter Tierney, Director of Estate Management, has overall responsibility and accountability for all Estate Management services provided to the University.  Peter has a Master of Science degree in Facilities Management and over 30 years’ experience in property management in an NHS and HE environment.  He has worked at the University of Chichester since 2008 and has been instrumental in the delivery of the Phase 1 redevelopment programme at the Bognor Regis campus valued at £13.5M.

Peter is supported by John Kingdon, Deputy Director of Estate Management. He has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health and professional qualifications in both safety and housing.  John has spent over 20 years working in local government and is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and of the Chartered Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.  In addition to his deputizing function, John is responsible for student accommodation, facilities management, catering and other contract services.

Peter is also supported by David Wratten, Property Development Manager, who has responsibility for the delivery of the Capital Development and Long Term Maintenance programmes. David recently joined the University in February 2012. He has a Batchelor of Science degree in Construction Management and has worked in capital property development for Portsmouth University and more recently for The Commercial Property Team at Transport for London.