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Portering

Portering Services

The Head of Security & Portering Services is supported by the Security Operations Manager and the Services Manager, with the assistance of 9 support/clerical staff. Operations are divided between ‘Security Services’ and ‘Portering Services’.

‘Security & Portering Services’ Building Porters are involved in many aspects of building supervision. For further information on the role of Cardiff University’s Building Porters, please click here.

‘Security Services’ consists of 5 security shifts, 4 of which with a Supervisor and a team of 12 Campus Patrol Officers who operate on a continuous shift pattern to provide cover for the University and University Residences, the remaining shift of 6 staff provides additional cover during busy periods and events.

For further information on ‘Security Services’, click here

  • ‘Portering Services’ are managed by the Services Manager and supervised by the Portering Coordinator. The Porters assist in a number of different capacities across the campus, including Building Porters, Manual Handling services and Postal Services. Building Porters are involved in many aspects of building supervision. For further information on the role of Cardiff University’s Building Porters, please click here
  • The General Portering team are responsible for routine moves of small furniture, desks, chairs, computers, books, equipment, etc. They also undertake tasks of collection and disposal of confidential waste. For further information on the services provided by the General Portering team, including information on how to order a service, please click here.
  • The Post Porters provide a post collection and delivery service to the University, for further information on the services provided by the Post Porters, please click here.
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  • Contact Us

    The Security Centre
    Park Place
    Cardiff
    CF10 3AT

    Phone: (029) 2087 4320
    Fax: (029) 2087 4646

    Email: portering@cardiff.ac.uk