Wates renews maintenance deal with Network Homes

Social housing maintenance expert, Wates LIVEABLE SPACE, has already been reappointed by System Homes to keep the servicing of the casing association’s 14,000 attributes.

The brand new five-year deal, really worth £40 million, this November and can see Wates continue steadily to deliver repairs and upkeep solutions incorporating responsive will commence, planned, and voids function across North and Greater West London.

Beneath the current agreement, which started in 2016, Wates has recently delivered:

  • Over 30,000 repairs and 400 voids every year
  • 500 free degree one and two NVQ and comparative training courses for residents
  • 400 areas for residents on job interview and CV workshops
  • 800 employees volunteer hours
  • Support for residents in need by way of a dedicated foods pantry initiative
  • Regular assistance for local companies and interpersonal enterprises

Gary Wilkinson, Regional Handling Director, Wates LIVEABLE SPACE said: “We have been extremely pleased with what we’ve achieved together with Network Houses during our very first five years working collectively. Not merely have we demonstrated continuing high-quality function across their properties, but we’ve furthermore made a lasting effect on local businesses and folks through our training, work and volunteering initiatives.

“Alongside the fantastic work our teams did improving people’s houses and our assistance for the neighborhood community, we have been also attempting to limit our effect on the surroundings during our works. We’ve focused on converting all vans applied to the contract to electrical by 2025, donating 10,000 trees and delivering Network Homes with usage of the Wates Innovation System, a fresh portal which connects companions to a market of providers of sustainable improvements which will help tackle environmental problems.”

Gerry Doherty, Network Houses Executive Director of Consumer Providers, commented: “ We’re very happy to be ongoing our prosperous partnership with Wates for an additional five yrs and we try to create on the progress currently made on providing a high-quality repair assistance to residents. Wates’ dedication to sustainability and giving a greener program sits well with this values as may be the continuation of these offer of training, assistance and qualifications for all those looking for employment.”