Bellshill-based Saltire Facilities Management, one of the UK’s largest electrical and central heating companies, has successfully been awarded a contract with South Lanarkshire Council following a mini competition from a Procurement for Housing Framework, worth approximately £340,000 to deliver a programme of domestic fixed electrical testing for up to 5,000 homes across the region.

Saltire, who have a long history delivering home improvement works for various councils and housing associations throughout Scotland, will complete inspection and testing of electrical systems including undertaking any remedial works in order to ensure each installation is fully compliant. Though the programme of works is subject to change due to covid restrictions, Saltire are expected to deliver home improvements to between 3,500 and 5,000 homes across the South Lanarkshire region.

The contract is an 18-month working partnership between Saltire and South Lanarkshire Council with a further potential 18 months extension available. It will be managed by Electrical Manager, Steven Kerrigan and Contract Managers, Brian Purden and Jamie Cooper with overall progress monitored by Installations Director, Alan Murray.

Speaking of winning this contract, Steven Kerrigan commented; “Winning this contract is testament to the quality and reputation of our local electrical team. I am looking forward to developing our relationship with South Lanarkshire Council and supporting them to deliver this programme of home improvements for their tenants.”

Installations Director, Alan Murray added; “Saltire have been successful in expanding our service delivery across the UK, but it is great to continue serving clients closer to home.”