H&A Secures Major NIHE Repairs & Maintenance Contract

H&A Mechanical Services have been awarded the NIHE Repairs & Maintenance Contract North Region 1, covering approximately 12,500 dwellings. The new Contract commences this summer and will offer new and innovative solutions to the NIHE and their Tenants. The past 18 months have seen H&A make major investments in our IT Support Structures and this will allow us to deliver these services in a clear customer focused manner, particular emphasis being placed on communication with tenants, flexibility of appointment scheduling and first time repairs, all round a good result for the NIHE, their tenants and H&A

Hugh McWilliams, Chief Executive of H&A Mechanical Services
‘We are delighted to have been awarded the NIHE Repairs & Maintenance Contract for North Region 1 and look forward to working in partnership with the Housing Executive over the term of the Contract. H&A has a long successful history of working with the Housing Executive and has been delivering Contracts of a similar nature for over 20 years
The award of this Contract helps secure employment for our existing workforce of 300 and will lead to us generating a further 70 jobs over the Contract term and importantly will allow us to continue in our commitment to our Apprenticeship programme and we envisage 30 new apprenticeships being created’

The Core works that will be delivered are Responsive Building, Mechanical and Electrical Services, Minor Disabled Adaptations and Void Property Works
The Contract has the potential to run for a 10 Year term, allowing H&A to focus on further long term investment, whilst continuing to recognise the importance of our continuing social responsibilities within the wider community
H&A look forward to a successful delivery of this Contract .

‘Pictured at the announcement of Contract Award from Left to Right’

Paul Isherwood, NIHE, Director of Asset Management
Gerry Flynn, NIHE, Director of landlord Services
Clarke Bailie, NIHE, Chief Executive
Martin Collins, H&A Mechanical Services, Director