PPM Limited win £25.2 million contract with Home Group
- Wednesday, 29 March 2017
- Written by PPM Ltd
Partnering in Property Management (PPM) Limited, the Cumbrian and North Yorkshire based responsive repairs company, following a record breaking year, have secured Home Groups’ long term South Lakes responsive repairs contract, at an estimated value of £25.2million.
PPM Limited confirmed the news today. The major contract, which begins 1st April 2017, is for the provision of a range of repairs and maintenance services to properties across South Lakes.
PPM Ltd was selected following a rigorous tendering process that began back in July 2016, they were assessed against various criteria, including Customer Service, Value for Money and Corporate Social Responsibility.
PPM Limited is very proud of its Cumbria heritage, with offices and depots in Workington, Penrith, Carlisle and two years ago branching out in to Leeds. Now adding a depot in South Lakes area is a very exciting opportunity.
PPM’s Managing Director Gordon McGregor says “The residents of Home Group, within South Lakes, can expect the company to apply a strong emphasis on ensuring local jobs for local people. The use of local suppliers and specialist subcontractors will also be paramount within the contract”.
PPM Limited will be partnering with Home Group to form apprenticeships and job opportunities for local residents, as well as working alongside community groups and charities within the area.
Margarita Morrison, Home Group director of maintenance, said: “We’re looking forward to working with PPM in our South Lakes area. Home Group is a national company but we’re very much connected with our neighbourhoods and we’re confident our customers will appreciate having work carried out on their homes by a company local to them.
“We were impressed with PPM’s commitment to customer service and getting the job right first time. We’re grateful to Mears which had been carrying out repairs and maintenance in this area on a temporary basis during the last 12 months.”