J Tomlinson commences contract with Midlands Rural Housing

September 24, 2018

J Tomlinson has partnered with a leading rural housing provider to deliver repairs and maintenance services to over 600 properties.

Midlands Rural Housing, part of social housing and care provider emh group, specialises in creating sustainable and affordable homes across rural areas of the midlands.

The partnership follows the appointment of J Tomlinson on a £10m repairs and maintenance behalf of social landlord, emh homes, and will see J Tomlinson helping to maintain approximately 600 properties across the Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Swadlincote and Derbyshire areas.

Works comprise reactive maintenance, void works and 24/7 out-of-hours repairs call-outs. The three-year contract has an option to extend by an extra two years in 2021.

Martin Ardron, operational director at J Tomlinson, commented: “We are delighted that our partnership with emh homes has provided us with the opportunity to work with other housing service providers such as Midlands Rural Housing. With over 30% of the Midlands population currently living in rural areas, we are pleased to be partnering with an organisation that supports rural communities.”

David Krause, development & maintenance manager at Midlands Rural Housing, commented: “Our mission is to ensure there is access to affordable and quality homes across rural areas of the Midlands, and strong relationships with our various partners help us to continue to make this happen. We look forward to working with J Tomlinson to deliver an efficient and effective repairs and maintenance service to our residents and their homes.”

Nottingham-based J Tomlinson operates primarily across South Yorkshire, the East Midlands and the West Midlands, offering a range of integrated building services which include construction, mechanical and electrical services (M&E), facilities management, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance and regeneration. The firm is a leading provider to the social housing sector, working with clients such as Ashfield District Council, South Yorkshire Housing Association, Midland Heart and Derwent Living.


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