Debate the hottest topics affecting our industry with leading thinkers at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s three-day brainstorm, 5-7 March at the Brighton Metropole.
The South East Conference and Exhibition is the largest housing conference in the region and attracts over 1000 housing professionals. Continue reading
Prima Service has become the UK’s first specialist social housing repairs and maintenance contractor to extend its reach as far as the channel islands, thanks to a new contract win.
The company successfully tendered for a £168k project to overhaul and upgrade the windows and doors on four 14-storey tower blocks at Le Marais housing estate in St Clement. Continue reading
Using the Mono-Dec minimised disruption to residents.
It can be carried through your living room, assembled in the garden and allows an engineer to safely reach roofline height in under six minutes.
Prima has invested a new piece of equipment to improve safety and speed up working at height, as part of its work for Amicus Horizon’s landmark IFORE project. Continue reading
Work is underway for Kent’s specialist engineers as they join an Anglo-French team working towards ‘Greener Homes for a Brighter Future’.
Prima Service will provide expert upgrades for window units on 98 properties managed by Amicus Horizon, as part of the IFORE (Innovation for Renewal) pilot. Continue reading
Issue one of news and views bulletin Lifecycle News is now available free to asset managers, landlords and residents.
The newsletter from strategic asset management partner, Prima Service, includes top news stories, industry insights and topical blogs. Continue reading
Prima's Will Chan, Asset Partner (l) presents CityWest's Julie Day (r) with her iPad prize.
Three lucky Homes 2012 delegates left the event with an extra spring in their step after winning the Prima Service iPad numbers draw.
Prima joined the exhibitors for the only dedicated national trade event for housing sector repairs, maintenance, retrofit, sustainability and asset management. Continue reading
Porchlight's Jane Redman (l) is presented with the £500 donation by Prima Service's Managing Director, Joseph Giardina (r).
Kent charity Porchlight received a cheque for £500 at the Homes 2012 event, marking the launch of a new scheme to help the homeless.
The 521 program offers free skilled labour, paid volunteers and cash payments to homelessness charities. Continue reading
Homes 2012 Industry Debate
Pressure for value and efficiency and consumer choice will be among the factors to drive change in social housing repairs.
This was the message from sector leaders debating at the new Homes 2012 event, held last week. Continue reading
A group calling for an end to unnecessary plastic waste created by social housing maintenance met with resistance at last week”s Homes 2012 event at London’s ExCeL.
Representatives of asset management strategic partner Prima Service, staged a sit-in throughout the event to highlight perceived flaws in the current system where failing PVCu units are fully replaced rather than upgrading existing stock. Continue reading