The University of Leicester is seeking proposals from suitably qualified, fully trained contractors to provide preventative and reactive maintenance and repair of existing life safety systems and security related equipment throughout the University of Leicester. The contract shall provide a reactive call out and repair service for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year breakdown call-out; along with planned maintenance of all plant and equipment.This will include servicing of all plant and equipment to manufacturers requirements, together with, organising testing and the certification of plant, equipment and services to meet all legislative requirements.The contracts will be let for an initial 3 year term from 1.2.2016 to 31.1.2019 with an option to extend by 2 further 1 year periods until 31.1.2021.The requirement is split into 4 lots. Lot 1 — Intruder Alarms, Lot 2 — Access Control, Lot 3 — Closed circuit Television, Lot 4 — Life Safety Systems, to include Fire Alarms, Sprinkler Systems, Gas Suppression Systems, PAVA Systems, Emergency Lighting and Smoke Pressurisation Systems and dampersReactive Maintenance and Repair.Where a reactive call out is required, the University requires the contractor to be on site within 2-hours (lot 4) or 4-hours (lots 1,2, and 3) during normal working hours and within 4-hours out of normal working hours. The specified response times are to be achieved 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.Planned Maintenance and Repair.The contractor must also carry out planned maintenance visits in accordance with the schedules within the tender. This is to ensure all equipment maintains a high level of reliability and availability.