Horbury Property Services has secured approval on the Northern Housing Consortium Framework as the number one provider of passive fire safety services to its member organisations across the North of England.
The contract, which started in May with the potential to run for four years, will see Horbury Property Services providing fire door and fire compartmentation inspection and remediation services.
Richard Sutton, General Manager at Horbury Property Services, said: “This is the latest in a number of framework approvals we have secured for fire safety, as we continue to demonstrate our expertise in the housing sector. We have our own experienced and certified team, with the capabilities to deliver fire safety works to the highest standards to ensure compliance to the regulations.”
As well as providing passive fire services, Horbury Property Services provides a full range of works, which can form part of planned maintenance programmes. This includes fire alarm and emergency light testing, plus ceiling and dry wall partitioning inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of fire doors, joinery works, flooring installation, portable appliance testing, electrical testing and installation work, building fabric repairs as well as external cladding and render repairs. Horbury Property Services is FIRAS certified for the following: Fire Rated Partitions & Ceilings; Fire Rated Timber Doorsets; Penetration Sealing Systems; Cavity Barriers and Fire Door Maintenance.
In addition, the wider Horbury Group provides painting and decorating, flooring refurbishment and installation, amongst others. The Horbury Group has its head office in South Yorkshire, plus regional offices in London and South Wales, ensuring a national capability. This regional presence enables its teams to successfully deliver responsive repairs or large planned refurbishment and maintenance programmes.
The Northern Housing Consortium is a membership organisation which represents the views of housing organisations in the North of England. Its members are made up of local authorities, ALMOs and associations that provide social housing for tenants in the North.
Consortium Procurement is the national procurement function of the Northern Housing Consortium and covers the whole of the UK. It provides a wide range of housing, property and social related procurement frameworks and solutions, helping members to make efficiency savings, whilst continuing to deliver key housing services to their tenants and residents.