June 29, 2011
of contracts signed for local council house improvements
of improvements to council properties in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
came a step closer this week when the formal signing of contracts
for Homes in Sedgemoors Decent Homes Programme took place.
in the year, Burnham-On-Sea.com reported
here that Homes in Sedgemoor had received government funding
of £25million to deliver a programme of house repairs across
The group says the funding will enable the 'largest housing investment
in the area for a generation'.
a rigorous selection process that included consultation with residents,
building contractors Wates Living Space and the Apollo Housing
Group have been chosen to deliver the programme.
Price, Chair of Homes in Sedgemoor's Board, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The signing of these contracts marks a new beginning for
and Apollo have been working closely with us for some months now,
consulting with our residents, learning about the areas we work
in and helping to finalise our plans."
have every confidence that the partnership will deliver a quality
Decent Homes Programme and I cannot wait to see the first set
of completed improvement works."
Darren Moseley, Regional Director of Apollo, Chris Moseley, Chair
of the Sedgemoor Tenants Voice, Steve Pearce, Project Manager
at Wates, Graham Briscoe, Chair of the Resources Committee, and
Lynda Price, Chair of the Homes in Sedgemoor Board