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5 November 2018 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal

Castles & Coasts Housing Association, based in Carlisle, has appointed Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, to provide fire safety services across its housing portfolio.


The contract, which began in September, will see Horbury Property Services providing fire door and fire compartmentation remedials followed detailed fire risk assessments.


Horbury Property Services will work at 250 different residential schemes on behalf of Castles & Coasts Housing Association, including apartments and houses, as well as supported and sheltered accommodation.


Richard Sutton, general manager at Horbury Property Services, said: “This is the latest in a number of fire safety contract wins with social housing providers. As FIRAS-approved contractors, we have the experience and skills to be able 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 supplies a full range of works that can form part of planned maintenance programmes. These include 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, and building fabric repairs as well as external cladding and render repairs.


The wider Horbury Group also provides painting and decorating, flooring refurbishment and installation.