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Jeakins Wear takes £71m Norfolk social housing deal

29 Jan 10 Northamptonshire-based Jeakins Wear has won a £71m partnering contract with Victory Housing Trust in North Norfolk.

Northamptonshire-based Jeakins Wear has won a £71m partnering contract with Victory Housing Trust in North Norfolk.

The deal with the North Walsham housing association is for a responsive repair and maintenance, plus associated works, covering 4,700 dwellings, plus communal areas and block garages.

The contract will include responsive repairs, empty property ("voids") repairs, a 24-hour emergency repair service, and may also include the following work elements:

  • Property and estate improvement works, including off road parking and fencing;
  • Re-wires, re-roofing and decoration;
  • Grounds maintenance and tree management;
  • Adaptations for the disabled;
  • Asbestos management and removal;
  • Structural repairs;
  • Street lighting servicing and improvements.

The contract will run for a 10-year duration, with an option to extend, by mutual consent, for up to a further five years.

The estimated annual value of the deal is £4.8m with a total estimated contract value of £71.3m.
 

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