Improvements - How Orbit makes decisions

The Asset and Programme team makes decisions about improvements to our homes. To get the most accurate information, this team arranges for regular surveys to assess the condition of properties. Information on major work programmes can be found below.

Across Orbit Heart of England, in 16/17 we intend to:

  • Renew 339 kitchens
  • Renew 262  bathrooms
  • Improve 422 homes with new windows and doors
  • Upgrade 694 heating systems
  • Decorate 4132 homes (externally, and internally to shared areas of flats)
  • Renew 125 communal security systems (eg door entry, CCTV etc.)
  • Replace 100 water systems
  • Upgrade 5 shared passenger lifts
  • Upgrade 141 homes with additional energy-reducing measures
  • Address 436 recommendations to improve fire safety across more than 300 blocks

We will also carry out other ad hoc works as required, to adapt homes to improve accessibility for disabled customers, renew roofs, remove asbestos, carry out resurfacing etc. We have a budget in excess of £17m to carry out these works

Across Orbit East and Orbit South in 16/17 we intend to:

  • Renew 357 kitchens
  • Renew 192 bathrooms
  • Improve 400 homes with new windows and doors
  • Upgrade 400 heating systems
  • Decorate 3500 homes (externally, and internally to shared areas of flats
  • Renew 100 communal security systems (eg door entry, CCTV etc)
  • Address 750 recommendations to improve fire safety
  • Renew 4 roofs
  • Test and upgrade if necessary over 700 electrical wiring systems

We will also carry out other ad hoc works as required, to adapt homes to improve accessibility for disabled customers, remove asbestos, carry out resurfacing etc. We have a budget in excess of £13m to carry out these works

 

 

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