Left to right: Keith Mottram, Commercial Director Oakray Limited shaking hands with, Jim Paterson Property Services Director at CityWest Homes.


CityWest Homes, Westminster City Council’s Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO) has appointed new contractors to deliver repairs and maintenance across all of its properties.


The five new long term contracts have a total value of £219 million across the next 10 years, completing in 2027. New contractors are operating across the ALMO’s 21,000 properties in central London which, in 2016, undertook approximately 55,000 repairs in order to maintain Westminster’s housing stock.

New contractors are operating across the ALMO’s 21,000 properties in central London which, in 2016, undertook approximately 55,000 repairs in order to maintain Westminster’s housing stock.


From 30 June repairs and maintenance have been delivered by the following contractors:

  • Electrical services – Oakray
  • Lifts– Precision Lifts
  • Domestic heating– Morgan Sindall
  • Mechanical services – GEM

 

Jim Paterson Property Services Director at CityWest Homes said:

“Each of the new contractors were selected because they provided impressive proposals and in some cases not only met but exceeded the criteria set out in the tender.

“We are already enjoying working with our new partners and are looking forward to developing long term relationships with them in order to offer an improved service for our residents.”

From 31 August Morgan Sindall will also be taking over the management of the general repairs and voids contract.

The new contracts replace the previous set of 11 long term repair contracts which expire in June and August 2017 respectively. Appointments for each contract were confirmed following a competitive bidding process.

The introduction of the new contracts will also offer CityWest Homes’ residents a quicker and more efficient service through improved communication about repairs through text alerts and more specific appointment slots.

For more information on CityWest Homes please visit www.cwh.org.uk

 



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