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    ENGIE awarded 10-year maintenance and repairs contract with Tamworth Borough Council

    Leading energy and
    regeneration specialist ENGIE has been appointed to provide a £67million
    repairs and maintenance service on behalf of Tamworth Borough Council.

    As part of the council’s
    ongoing commitment to provide high standards of affordable housing for local
    residents, the contract – which begins on 1st April 2020 – will see
    ENGIE provide responsive repairs, adaptations and estate management services to
    more than 4,200 homes across the borough over a ten-year period.

    In addition, ENGIE will
    also provide gas maintenance work, day-to-day and out of hours emergency repairs
    and the servicing of void properties.

    Martin Smithurst,
    Divisional Chief Operating Officer at ENGIE, said: “We are extremely pleased to
    be working once again with Tamworth Council – a partner that so closely shares
    our core values.

    “ENGIE has a proven track
    record of providing an excellent repairs and maintenance service, as well as
    helping our partners across the UK address their housing, social value and
    climate emergency-related priorities, and we’re looking forward to
    demonstrating that in Tamworth.“

    Cllr Michelle Cook,
    Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Communities,
    said: “ENGIE was selected after a robust, two-stage procurement process which
    included external legal and consultative support, interviews involving tenants
    and detailed assessments of all elements of the bids submitted.

    “All submissions were of a
    high standard and the winning contractors demonstrated an understanding of our
    needs and instilled confidence in their ability to deliver the
    service.” 

    As part of the contract,
    ENGIE has commited to a number of social value measures which will benefit the
    wider community. These include training opportunities and the creation of
    apprenticeships for local people, as well as improvements to council-owned
    facilities such as play areas and community buildings.