Crossing the border with new contracts in Wales
We’ve recently extended our geographical reach, working with Wrexham County Council and Flintshire County Council to deliver three refurbishments and maintenance projects with a combined value of over £5M.
We carried out a series of mini-competitions allowing contractors to bid for part of Wrexham County Council’s kitchen and bathroom improvements scheme, or Flintshire County Council’s £1.8m kitchen and bathroom and £3.9m envelope projects. All of the projects included will support local authorities in achieving the Welsh Housing Quality Standard.
The competitions allowed contractors to bid for the works which will be rolled out over the next four years ahead of the WHQS deadline of 2020. We’re excited to announce that Mitie has been appointed to complete works for Flintshire County Council, and FT Finley and Top Notch to deliver works for Wrexham County Council.
We’ve got many years’ experience working in the North West, so we jumped at the chance to apply this expertise in a new area and marketplace. The new Welsh Housing Quality Standards are a milestone for the country’s social housing standards, but with our knowledge of delivering on the Decent Homes programme in England and the North West in particular, we’re confident that we’re well placed to help both local authorities achieve the best possible standard of social housing and give better value to their communitites.
With work set to get underway, we’re excited to see where the partnership will take us in coming years.
Matt Jarratt, Procure Plus