Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has been selected to provide fire safety services as part of a new contract with Sheffield-based Arches Housing.
The contract involves Horbury Property Services providing fire door replacement and fire compartmentation upgrades to houses and apartments within the housing providers’ stock. Working closely with the asset management team, Horbury Property Services has developed a bespoke solution to enhance fire safety for its residents.
Richard Sutton, General Manager at Horbury Property Services, said: “Fire safety is incredibly important, particularly in multi-occupancy buildings and we have extensive experience in providing both public and private landlords with fire door and fire compartmentation upgrades. We are delighted to be working closely with Arches Housing to enhance fire safety across its properties.”
Luigi Lantorno, Asset Compliance & Reinvestment Officer at Arches Housing, added: “Horbury Property Services was selected for this contract after being successful on our competitive tender for fire safety services. The company proved they had the expertise to be able to deliver these services.”
As well as fire door and fire compartmentation services, Horbury Property Services provides a full range of works, which can form part of planned maintenance programmes. This includes ceiling and dry wall partitioning inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of fire doors, joinery works, fire stopping, sealing, fire compartmentation, fire alarm and emergency light testing, portable appliance testing, electrical testing and installation work, building fabric repairs as well as external cladding and render repairs. Arches Housing is a community-based social landlord, which was established in 1975 and provides more than 1,000 affordable homes in Sheffield and Rotherham.