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Housing Innovation Awards success

Morgan Sindall Property Services together with Basildon Borough Council received the ‘highly commended’ accolade for Innovation in Repairs and Maintenance at the Housing Innovation Awards recently.

There was stiff competition in this category, with eight organisations shortlisted for the award as opposed to an average of three nominations for every other award category.

Morgan Sindall and Basildon were praised for their fresh approach to repairs and maintenance and for the significant benefits this service is bringing to the residents of Basildon.

Director, Paul Reader was there to represent Morgan Sindall and receive the award along with James Henderson, Property Services Business Manager for Basildon Borough Council.

Paul said: “This accolade supports what we already know, that the team at Basildon are doing a fantastic job in delivering on not only the promises we made in our bid submission but how our working relationship with Basildon Council is helping to further shape the service we provide. This is a great achievement for this partnership.”

James Henderson said: “It is pleasing to receive this award, which is a recognition of all the hard work put in by both Basildon Borough Council and Morgan Sindall staff in delivering this contract successfully”.

Cllr Anthony Hedley, Basildon Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, added: “Our contract with Morgan Sindall is already making a difference to our tenants across the borough.”

“This awards success is testament to the great deal of effort that has gone into this contract and the sterling work of all involved.”

The Housing Innovation Awards were held in London on Wednesday 8 February.