22 January 2018 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
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.
Arches Housing is a community-based social landlord established in 1975. It provides more than 1,000 affordable homes in Sheffield and Rotherham.
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."
Horbury Property Services also provides a full range of other works for 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, and building fabric repairs as well as external cladding and render repairs.
Horbury Group also offers painting and decorating, flooring refurbishment and installation. The company's head office is in South Yorkshire, and it has regional offices in London and South Wales to ensure a national capability. This regional presence enables its teams to deliver responsive repairs or large planned refurbishment and maintenance programmes.