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Improve Your Childcare Centre with a Scheduled Maintenance Program

What are the characteristics of a high-quality childcare centre? Many parents will prioritise safety and cleanliness when deciding which centre is the best for their child or children. But, in fact, one of the key things to be aware of is if the childcare centre has a scheduled maintenance program in place. It is important to be aware of this as …

UMS Wins Western Sydney and Parramatta Park Trust Contracts

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) announces our recent successful contract renewals with Western Sydney Parklands Trust and Parramatta Park Trust. This will be UMS’ second consecutive term and third consecutive term at both Trusts, respectively. Western Sydney Parklands Trust is Australia’s largest urban park. For the last 50 years, it has provided well-maintained facilities and open …

Retail Maintenance – The Walls Are Speaking To You!

Have you ever looked at a store and instinctively decided it wasn’t for you (even before stepping foot inside)? This is because subconsciously, the walls are speaking to you! In this case, the store may require retail maintenance onsite. Morpace conducted an in-depth survey of 1,000 consumers. 95% said that external appearance influences their decision …

Symphony Under the Stars

UMS is continuing their long-standing collaboration with one of the most well-loved Sydney Festival events to Parramatta – Symphony Under the Stars! UMS will be managing the waste and clean-up of the amenities – ensuring a clean and pleasant environment for all to enjoy. This free concert is always one of the most anticipated events …

Merry Christmas from the team at UMS Advantage

It is hard to believe that the end of the year is almost here – Christmas is just around the corner. The year has passed so quickly with much achieved over the past 12 months. With the festive season upon us, we turn our thoughts to family, celebrations, eating, drinking and perhaps travel. On behalf …

Western Sydney Parklands Food Fest

This year UMS Advantage took part in the annual Western Sydney Parklands Food Fest. This year’s home-grown theme pays tribute to the Local Heroes who grow and produce food locally in Western Sydney – some running successful family businesses for more than 20 years. UMS Advantage had five team members on site who managed the …

UMS Completed Installing Specially Designed Gates at the Save-A-Dog Shelter

Recently UMS completed installing specially designed and tailored stainless-steel gates at the Save-A-Dog shelter. This was an incredibly rewarding project to work on. The Save-A-Dog Scheme is a Malvern, Victoria, community-based non-for-profit animal welfare organisation. They save and re-home hundreds of dogs and cats every year and are also a leader of the no-kill movement (since …

Graffiti Removal Day

Sunday 29th October was Annual Graffiti Removal Day. Locals from all over NSW got involved in “Love Where We Live” by volunteering to help remove graffiti. Graffiti vandals cost our state millions of dollars each year. It effects local businesses, households, the NSW Government and Local Councils. This is money which could be invested into …

20 Years with UMS

Most of us can remember receiving our 1, 3 or 5 years of service award at an organisation. But, last week we celebrated a very special milestone as Greg Spiers celebrated 20 years with UMS! The service award was presented by Urban Maintenance Systems‘ Chief Executive Officer Patrick Flannigan. Greg Spiers’ 20 Years Service Award was …

Victoria Garden Sunken Oval

Victoria Garden sunken oval has been an important part of the fabric of Melbourne and Council recognises this. The City of Stonnington commenced development works with UMS to improve the turf and enhance irrigation. Works include the installation of a new irrigation system on the sunken oval. New lawn throughout the park, re-levelling and re-turfing …