Leading energy and
regeneration specialist ENGIE has been appointed to provide a £67million
repairs and maintenance service on behalf of Tamworth Borough Council.
As part of the council’s
ongoing commitment to provide high standards of affordable housing for local
residents, the contract – which begins on 1st April 2020 – will see
ENGIE provide responsive repairs, adaptations and estate management services to
more than 4,200 homes across the borough over a ten-year period.
In addition, ENGIE will
also provide gas maintenance work, day-to-day and out of hours emergency repairs
and the servicing of void properties.
Divisional Chief Operating Officer at ENGIE, said: “We are extremely pleased to
be working once again with Tamworth Council – a partner that so closely shares
our core values.
“ENGIE has a proven track
record of providing an excellent repairs and maintenance service, as well as
helping our partners across the UK address their housing, social value and
climate emergency-related priorities, and we’re looking forward to
demonstrating that in Tamworth.“
Cllr Michelle Cook,
Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Communities,
said: “ENGIE was selected after a robust, two-stage procurement process which
included external legal and consultative support, interviews involving tenants
and detailed assessments of all elements of the bids submitted.
“All submissions were of a
high standard and the winning contractors demonstrated an understanding of our
needs and instilled confidence in their ability to deliver the
As part of the contract,
ENGIE has commited to a number of social value measures which will benefit the
wider community. These include training opportunities and the creation of
apprenticeships for local people, as well as improvements to council-owned
facilities such as play areas and community buildings.