Amey prepares to keep MOD sites safe and secure over Christmas and New Year

With many Ministry Of Defence sites closing during the Christmas and New Year period, planning a safe and secure site close down is high on our list of priorities.

Our Site, Area, Project and Supply Chain Managers are working closely together to make sure their local teams are aware of the checks they need to make before leaving for the holidays. These can range from simple tasks such as unplugging kettles and microwaves from office areas, to the more robust checks of ensuring plant is locked away and any project work is left secure.

Although many of our staff will be taking annual leave, a loyal and hardworking team will be on hand to deal with any emergencies that may occur over the Christmas holidays. Each of our sites will have ‘on-call’ members of staff who will be ready to attend site quickly if needed.

At our Customer Service Centre in Liverpool, we’ll be checking weather reports and prioritising jobs where necessary. We’ve also provided seasonal refresher training to remind teams of our winter processes which include emergency gritting and storm damage. If an incident does take place on one of our sites, our team in Speke will contact our on-call local site staff who will work with their supply chain partners to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

Victoria Ennis, Amey’s Customer Service Business Partner, said “While many of us will be enjoying the Christmas festivities, we’ll have a dedicated team of people working throughout the holidays to provide a consistent level of service to our customers. Our Helpdesk is fully prepared for any event and are ready to work together to answer any calls we receive as quickly as we can.”


Key facts about Amey


Amey, with a turnover of £2.2bn, employs 19,000 people internationally with a focus on the UK, but with businesses in Australia and America.


Our aim is to make the world a better place to live, work and travel. Designing, building, maintaining and investing in the UK’s services and infrastructure in partnership with our clients.


This means keeping core services running smoothly across the country: utilities, transport, engineering, justice, defence, environmental and waste services, and facilities management. These are underpinned by our leading consulting and asset management capabilities, which allow us to offer standalone or integrated service solutions to a range of clients. 


Amey is owned by Ferrovial. They are one of the world’s leading infrastructure management and investment companies. Ferrovial has more than 96,000 employees and a presence in over 15 countries. It is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index and is also included in prestigious sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good. Ferrovial’s activities focus on four business sectors: construction, airports, toll roads and services. Amey is part of the Services division.


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