Open-access content Thursday 17th November 2011 — updated 1.53pm, Tuesday 5th May 2020
17 November 2011
A contract valued at £7.2m and covering 2,700 dwellings has been awarded to Vinci Facilities by Barrow Borough Council.
The four year social housing maintenance contract, which has the possibility of a further two year extension, will see Vinci providing general repairs, maintenance, voids and gas servicing for houses and flats in the Cumbria town.
As a result of the contract award, Vinci has invested in a new operational base at James Freel Court in Barrow, from which staff and a fleet of 22 vehicles will operate.
Commenting on the appointment, Tony Raikes, managing director, Vinci Facilities said, “Our service will be based on close local resident liaison to ensure fast and effective help at all times.”
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