The works include stock improvement which are being undertaken by CCG Asset Management and internal and external repairs and improvements by CCG Specialist Building Services (SBS).
Works commenced this January and will be undertaken to properties across Govan in Glasgow’s south side.
CCG Asset Management is a vastly experienced planned maintenance contractor which has been appointed directly by Linthouse via the Scottish Procurement Alliance. Around 256 properties will be completed within a 22-week period with consisting mainly of boiler installations and kitchens and bathrooms replacements as well as associated electrical works and decoration.
John Clark, Linthouse Housing Association chairperson, said: “These two projects being undertaken by CCG are part of the short and long-term business plan that Linthouse has put in place. At the heart of the Business Plan is our commitment to provide quality homes for our tenants. Over the next few years, there will be other major projects undertaken by the Association. These large investments are part of the Association’s drive to keep improving the standard of homes that we provide for our tenants.
“Our committee and staff are looking forward to working closely with CCG to ensure that these projects go as smoothly as possible.”
Stephen Riley, CCG Asset Management manager, said: “Our division had a very successful 2017 with a total of 2392 properties benefiting from Asset Management’s services. Ranging from bathroom, kitchen, heating, and window and door installations, our ability to deliver, and our tried and tested experience will only serve us well as we progress this contract with our trademark care and efficiency.”
CCG SBS are live at Hutton Drive where the division is undertaking comprehensive tenemental repairs to four closes, including stone repairs and new roof tiling, installation of new boilers, external wall insulation and attic insulation to improve thermal performance, as well as new kitchen and bathroom layouts.
The £3 million contract will be delivered within a 60-week programme.
CCG SBS manager, Paul Muldoon, said: “Whilst the contracts are being delivered independently, Linthouse HA will benefit from the expertise of both SBS and Asset Management.
“Hutton Drive is an extensive contract with many different elements being undertaken within a densely populated area. Our site management will require to be at the highest level in considering the surrounding community and we will ensure this is maintained for the duration of the programme.”
The projects are also delivering community benefits, the details of which will be covered in the Association’s next quarterly newsletter.