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J Tomlinson signs £30m partnership with St Leger Homes of Doncaster to improve homes in Doncaster

November 17, 2020

It was announced this week that J Tomlinson will partner with St Leger Homes of Doncaster on a four-and-a-half-year, £30m contract to deliver specialist planned improvement and reactive maintenance work – alongside in-house teams – bringing real improvements to homes across Doncaster.

The comprehensive scope of works will include roofing and external wall insulation, window and door replacements, kitchen and bathroom replacements, electrical rewires and upgrades, structural works, fire safety works and ad-hoc responsive repairs.

Enhancing energy efficiency across Doncaster homes

Making environmental improvements is a key priority for both parties, and the partnership will look to maximise energy efficiency and optimise the lifecycle and energy performance rating of St Leger Homes properties, improving the thermal comfort for tenants whilst helping households lower their fuel bills. J Tomlinson are experts in the delivery of low carbon building and maintenance solutions and are committed to helping reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint for St Leger Homes, who were recently awarded a Gold Award from the SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow) accreditation for their work in this area.

The appointment followed a comprehensive tender process in which all competing contractors were assessed on price and quality, with a key focus on providing social value and reinvesting into Doncaster’s communities. Areas that J Tomlinson will be targeting as part of its social values delivery plan include providing local employment and work experience.

J Tomlinson – a leading social housing contractor

J Tomlinson is one of the nation’s leading social housing contractors, with a network of offices in Wakefield, Goole, Canwell, Beeston, Wigan and Billingham, and has opened a brand new office on White Rose Way in Doncaster to support the delivery of this new contract. The company has also recruited over ten new site and office- based staff to ensure an optimum service, including liaison officers, site managers, and administrative staff.

Quote from Ant Newton, managing director (regeneration) at J Tomlinson:

Ant Newton, Managing Director (Regeneration) at J Tomlinson, commented: “It is our pleasure to announce the commencement of J Tomlinson’s exciting new partnership with St Leger Homes of Doncaster. Following successful mobilisation of the contract, we look forward to working with our client to deliver high quality, customer-centric improvements and maintenance works to homes across Doncaster over the next four-and-a-half years.

“As a people-based business, we believe heavily in leaving a lasting imprint in the communities in which we operate, and we are committed to giving back to the homes, people and businesses of Doncaster – an area that we truly excited to branch out into.”

Quote from St Leger Homes

Arturo Gulla, Director of Property Services at St Leger Homes, said: “This partnership with J Tomlinson is good news as it will bring many benefits for both our tenants and local communities. As well as supporting the delivery of high quality housing maintenance with a low impact on the environment, it is also providing local investment and opportunities for employment at a time when they are greatly needed.”

About J Tomlinson

Founded in the 1950s, J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions.

The company works primary across the Midlands, Yorkshire, Northern and Central England, providing facilities management, construction, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, engineering, and low carbon/renewable energy services to clients across a range of specialist sectors including social housing, local government, extra care, healthcare, emergency services, commercial and industrial.

J Tomlinson’s other social housing clients include South Yorkshire Housing Assocation, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and Places for People.

For more information, please visit www.jtomlinson.co.uk

J Tomlinson, which was founded in Nottingham the 1950s, works primarily across the Midlands, Yorkshire and Northern and Central England.

The company provides a range of sustainable building solutions including refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, engineering services, extra care construction, renewable energy, and facilities management, working across a range of key sectors including extra care, healthcare, blue light, social housing and local government.

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