Contact Details

For general enquiries, please phone the Facilities Helpdesk on 01904 325555 or email

Section Heads


NameJob TitleTelephoneEmail
Stephen Talboys Director of Estates and Campus Services 01904 322004
Gary Ashmore Head of Estates (Development) 01904 322179
Jayne Bowers Interim Head of Space Management 01904 324628
Peter Jarvis Information Centre Services Manager 01904 322010
Liz Lloyd Senior Facilities Manager 01904 325110
Jill Taylor Head of Facilities Service Delivery 01904 328422
Lyndon Taylor Departmental Administration Manager 01904 322079
Kevin Whelan Head of Estates (Operations) 01904 324106
Steve Wilkinson Head of Cleaning Services 01904 324193

Facilities Managers, Maintenance Managers and Cleaning Managers

The campus has been split into four different zones (PDF  , 1,836kb)‌. 

The main buildings in each zone:

  • North Side - Alcuin College, Derwent College, Chemistry, Careers.
  • South Side - Halifax College, James College, Sports Centre, Physics and Electronics, Heslington Hall, The Stables, Main Street properties, Walled Garden, Eden's Court.
  • East Side - Heslington East, York Science Park, King's Manor.
  • West Side - Wentworth College, Vanbrugh College, Fairfax House, Eric Milner-White buildings, Central Hall, 65 Fulford Road.

Maintenance Managers undertake management of planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance operations. 

The Cleaning Services team has responsibility for all aspects of residential and non-residential cleaning across the University.

The overall service levels are monitored by Facilities Managers, who provide the link between service providers and University departments.


 Job Title


Phone Number

Email address

North Facilities Manager  John Maddison  01904 324192
  Maintenance Manager Richard Bebb 01904 328440
  Cleaning Manager Wayne Davies 01904 323404
  Cleaning Manager - Alcuin Debbie Carter 01904 324807
South Facilities Manager Keith Arnold 01904 324196

  Maintenance Manager Ian Harrington 01904 328402
  Cleaning Manager Debbie Carter 01904 324807
East Facilities Manager Liz Lloyd 01904 325110
  Maintenance Manager Mick Willsher 01904 328441
  Cleaning Manager Suzanne Deighton 01904 324508
West Facilities Manager Jane Whyman 01904 324195
  Maintenance Manager Des Huby 01904 328483
  Cleaning Manager Julie Bell 01904 323204
Central Maintenance Manager Andy Goddard 01904 324214
  Assistant Head of Cleaning Services Deborah Harvey 01904 325111

Reception Services 

University Receptionists deliver effective front desk customer services to staff, students and visitors, providing a reception, portering, mail and security service to users of the University's premises. The University Receptionists report to the Reception Services Managers. 


Job Title

Phone Number

Email address

John Wood

Head of Reception Services

01904 324155
Dave Thompson

Assistant Head of Reception Services

01904 322466
James Kennedy

Reception Services Manager

01904 323848
Steve Waud

Reception Services Manager

01904 324658

Section Contact Pages

Please see the following pages for a more detailed contact listing for each section