MPS will be managing responsive repairs and empty dwellings for Angus Council from 1 April this year,in addition to their existing planned work services for council properties in the area.
The new contract which is valued at circa £10m over 5 years will be split over 2 lots will cover repairs and maintenance for over 4000 properties in Brechin and Montrose, and Forfar and Kirriemuir.
Existing staff will be moved over MPS ensuring no disruption to council tenants and the same familiar faces at appointments.
MPS came top in both quality and price, scoring highly for our approach to the environment and commitment to the community.
Chris Nixon, Operations Director for MPS, said:
“We are delighted to extend our excellent relationship with Angus Council. We place social value at the heart of our business and we look forward to working with our customer to develop shared objectives as to how we can contribute back into the community”.
“MPS is not just a contractor but a local employer and our operatives are members of the community in which we will be working”.
We are committed to providing a great service to residents. The pandemic means that we start this contract in a challenging environment, but we are confident that, as a result of the risk assessments we have in place to protect anyone who may be vulnerable, and by continuing to work together, we will ensure that repairs are carried out safely, and in line with all relevant guidance.
“I know the team are looking forward to getting down to work on the new contract and starting a fantastic partnership for the future.”