Social housing maintenance provider Wates Living Space has been awarded two responsive repairs and minor improvement contracts by Family Mosaic worth a total of £13.2m.

The two contracts will run for four years and will see Wates Living Space deliver maintenance services across 3,213 properties in Islington and 4,667 properties in Hackney.

Services will comprise responsive repairs, including plumbing, drainage and emergency out-of-hours services, and minor improvement works, including kitchen and bathroom refurbishments, electrical installations and external renovation works.

With the team mobilised, Wates Living Space is now focused on service delivery for Family Mosaic and their tenants. Throughout the contracts the business will also implement a series of community investment programmes to ensure that Wates’ presence in the community brings training and employment opportunities for local people.

David Morgan, Managing Director of Wates Living Space, said: “Our appointment to these two contracts by Family Mosaic once again evidences our market-leading proficiency in the maintenance of the country’s social housing stock and bolsters our ongoing growth in the Greater London region.

“As one of the largest housing groups in the UK, Family Mosaic provides homes and housing services for approximately 45,000 people in 25,000 homes across London and Essex. With this portfolio comes a vital requirement to provide exceptional services to customers efficiently, effectively and with care – needs that we have long been experts in accommodating.”

Emma O’Shea, Assistant Director of Service Delivery at Family Mosaic, said: “Wates Living Space is a very welcome addition to our network of contractors. Its extensive experience in delivering repairs and maintenance means we can work well together to deliver a high quality service to over 7,000 Family Mosaic customers.”

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