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Orbit Heart of England and Hankinson agree long term cyclical redecoration contract

Orbit Heart of England and Hankinson are delighted to announce a five year contract framework to manage the cyclical redecoration of homes owned and managed by Orbit Heart of England. Hankinson will be working closely with Orbit Heart of England to provide services for over 2,000 homes per year. As well as providing cyclical redecoration, Hankinson will also be providing ‘Prior to Paint Repair’ services which includes repairs to timber doors and windows, soffits and fascias and minor render repairs  and will have up to 30 people working on the contract.

David Rosser, Director of Hankinson said; “Orbit is one of the most passionate housing associations we have ever worked with and they are totally committed to the communities and people they serve. We share many of the same values in putting customers first and provide an excellent, friendly and efficient service. Like ourselves, they are continually looking to improve their service. We will work hard to deliver the standards required to meet these values and work with Orbit for many years to come”.

Daljeet Matharu, Property Investment Manager for Orbit Heart of England, said; “We are pleased to have awarded this contract to Hankinson and look forward to working together in partnership to deliver an excellent level of service to our customers. Providing homes that are nicely decorated makes a real difference to the comfort of our customers and helps create communities that are friendly and happy. We know that Hankinson shares this ethos and are proud to have them as our service delivery partner.”

Orbit Heart of England is part of the Orbit Group, who own and manage about 37,000 homes in England with about 100,000 customers in the Midlands, East, South East and London regions. In the Midlands, Orbit Heart of England owns and manages about 16,500 homes.

Hankinson is part of the Hankinson Group who employ over 300 and provide painting and property maintenance services on a national basis to a range of Public and Private Sector clients.  The Group was recognised in 2013 by the London Stock Exchange as one of the “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain”.