About The Hive

The Hive is a pioneering combined university and public library built under PFI and opened in 2012. It brings together the University of Worcester, the County Council library and archive service and the County Council Archaeological Service. Its award-winning, innovative design leads the way in environmental efficiency.

About Bellrock Services

Bellrock has been the total facilities management provider since the building was completed, delivering a range of services from a 24/7/365 service centre to maintenance, cleaning, reading café and coffee bar and grounds maintenance services. Performance levels are constantly measured utilising our bespoke Concerto operating platform and the dedicated on-site facilities team work seamlessly with our customer.

By working together we have created better ways to operate the building, optimising opening hours and staffing levels, whilst efficiencies have been delivered by multi-skilling the on-site teams, delivering a world-class learning environment for the students and the residents of Worcester.

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Outcomes

The Hive’s year one electrical consumption has created year on year savings of over £75k annually and energy consumption has reduced saving 39 tonnes of co2 each year.

Continuity of operation In February 2014 despite extensive flooding of the River Severn in Worcester and the building itself.

Historic books and artefacts including original William Shakespeare documents were successfully moved to their new home in the library in an ambitious timeframe.

Solutions Provided By Bellrock

Working with The Hive across our service lines
  • CAFM
  • Analytics
    Consultancy
    Projects
    Estates Management
    Asset Verification
    Intelligent Workplace
  • Consultancy
  • Helpdesk
  • Compliance
  • Strategic Procurement
  • Health & Well-being
  • Intelligent Workplace
  • Supply Chain
  • Property Compliance
  • Construction Management
    Real Estate Consultancy
    Building Consultancy
    M&E Consultancy
    Estates Data
    Estate Management
    Service Charge
  • Mechanical and Electrical
  • Building Fabric
    Energy Management & Sustainability
    M&E Installations