Direct Labour Organisation

Providing a knowledgeable and reliable service right across the University

The University has a large multi-disciplinary team of skilled tradespersons who, together with specialist external service providers, deliver a planned maintenance, reactive maintenance and Emergency call out service to the campus.

The following functions/trades are available;

  • Locksmith for electronic and mechanical systems

  • Mechanical and Electrical buildings’ services

  • Building Management Systems

  • Signage

  • Fire alarms and emergency lighting

  • Plumbing services, gas fitting

  • Glazing and safe boarding service

  • Bricklaying, paving, plastering, rendering

  • Redecoration

  • Drain and gulley clearing

  • Removals and general transport

The DLO is generally the first line of response in a reactive or emergency situation within the academic areas, with an external service provider supporting the residential sites.

To access the services provided by the DLO, please contact the Facilities Directorate Helpdesk in the first instance.