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UMS Provides Pro Bono Maintenance Services for Caitlin’s Retreat

UMS’s Executive Chairman, Campbell Walker, has always been passionate about supporting and giving back to the local community. Mr Walker’s altruism can be seen in UMS’s continuous support in Caitlin’s Retreat for the past ten years where staff continuously provide pro bono maintenance services for its respite facility. Caitlin’s Retreat is an inspirational getaway located …

Hobsons Bay Community Fund Golf Day

In late March, UMS had the opportunity to become a Golf Hole Sponsor for the Hobsons Bay Community Fund Golf Day at the Kooringal Golf Club. This is an annual fundraising event that contributes to solving local challenges or create opportunities that help to build a fair, inclusive and vibrant community. The event was very successful, …

Daniel Sacco Presented at Park & Leisure Australia’s Sports Surfaces Seminar

UMS is pleased to report that Daniel Sacco, Account Manager, was invited by Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) VIC/TAS to deliver a presentation on sports field maintenance at the Sports Surfaces Seminar. This one-day seminar is designed for local government staff responsible for the planning, allocation, programming and design of sports surfaces. As a thought …

How Do You Remove Graffiti From 126 Years Old Sydney Park Brick Kilns?

Did you know the Sydney Park kilns were built in 1893? The Sydney Park kilns in St Peters are an industrial heritage that holds cultural and historical importance for the city. UMS is proud to have delivered Graffiti Maintenance works for the City of Sydney at Sydney Park. Our customer was highly satisfied with our …

UMS Wins City of Casey’s Sportsground Contract

On 3rd July 2018, UMS won the City of Casey’s sportsground contract. This marked a huge achievement for UMS because for the first time the Council had awarded the contract for all the zones. Previously, the contract was split between two providers. Since our commencement, UMS has received positive feedback from our client and Berwick Football Club on the presentation …

Daniel Sacco Appointed Sports Turf Body Victoria

We are very pleased to hear that UMS’ Account Manager, Daniel Sacco, has been welcomed by Mr Edmunds, the President of Sports Turf Association Victoria (STA). The STA Committee is made up of representatives from the various states, so it is a great privilege to have one of our staff members be a part of …

A Safer Environment for Residents at Waterstone Hill

Another proud moment for Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) horticultural team when the Committee at Waterstone Hill praised their great efforts in maintaining the parkland. UMS is pleased that the local residents can now spend time with their families in a safer environment. In the Waterstone Hill July 2018 newsletter, the team’s work was complimented, “Since …

With Great Services Come Great Satisfaction

It is well-known that Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) had a great long-standing relationship with Western Sydney Parklands Trust (WSPT). WSPT Senior Programs Officer, Mr Kapocius, thank our team for providing great ongoing Landscape and Facilities Maintenance Services to the Parklands. He said: “please pass onto your teams our thanks for their great service to help …

Why Should You Outsource Your Facility Maintenance?

Many managers may face the problem of choosing between outsourcing a Facility Maintenance (FM) provider or using in-house staff. But, when industry experts and academics were asked which one was the better choice – both agreed that outsourcing to a FM provider was the best decision in the long-run. Facilities Management is a field that …