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Facilities Management

Celebrating construction and facilities management award successes

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A futuristic looking dining and lounge area. There is a bar, tables and chairs, and a pool table and TV at the far end of the image. The colours across the walls and flooring are bright and varied.

This month, DIO and our industry partners are celebrating several successes in prestigious award schemes across the British construction and facilities management sectors. At the 2021 Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) Impact Awards, our partners Mitie and Sodexo were recognised for their delivery …

Transforming building maintenance and repair services for our Armed Forces customers

A running tap.

One of DIO’s main responsibilities is management of the Defence estate and a substantial part of this responsibility involves ensuring that our buildings, accommodation and training estate are working as well as they can be. We work together with our …

Year in review: reflecting on the challenges and successes of 2020

It has been a busy and challenging year for DIO. In addition to supporting the government’s wider COVID-19 relief efforts, we continued to deliver on a range of key projects and programmes for our customers and staff throughout the UK and abroad. Let’s look back at some of the year’s main achievements.

Making a difference to service family accommodation

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Wendy Rothery, Craig Mearns, David Mundell and others pose by a sign reading "Bannachra" in front of some of the refurbished homes.

Hi, I’m Air Commodore Wendy Rothery and I’m DIO’s Head of Accommodation. I'm responsible for the provision of Service Families Accommodation and associated customer support to service personnel and their families in the UK and across Europe. Quality accommodation is …

Enabling Positive Experiences: Celebrating World FM Day

Looking after the training estate in Sennybridge, Wales [Copyright Landmarc Support Services Limited, 2018]

I’m Richard McKinney, Regional Delivery Director for DIO. Today is World FM Day and to celebrate I'd like to reflect on the vital work and vast range of facilities management (FM) services that DIO, staff, suppliers and industry partners provide …