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

    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.