As well as providing a day-to-day repairs service each year we carry out a number of major repairs to homes such as fitting new kitchens or new roofs. Together these works make up our investment programme which when complete will ensure all our homes meet the Decent Homes standard.
Capital improvement works:
The amount we will be spending on capital works this financial year 2012/13 is approximately £xx million.
Kitchens have usually been inspected by surveyors who have identified them as being beyond economical repair.
Decent Homes, Stock Condition Surveyed properties Re-roofing scheme
Re-roofing will be carried out to properties that have failed the Decent Homes standard or are beyond economical repair.
Window and door surveyor referral scheme
Replacement windows and doors to properties that have been inspected by surveyors and identified as being beyond economical repair.
New heating installations
Installation of gas central heating to properties across the ALMO.
Rewiring to properties identified as requiring work following an electrical inspection.
Lift replacement/upgrade scheme
The second year of a five year lift improvement programme to upgrade the lifts in multi storey blocks.