TOTAL COST
£35m
TARGET END DATE
2015
DURATION
4Y
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS
Enhancing communities

Project Description

Lovell was appointed by CCG as the main contractor for these improvement works following a competitve tender process.

Scope of Works:

The works compromise internal and external refurbishment of occupied properties across the county of Gwynedd.

The internal works include kitchen and bathroom renewals, heating replacements and upgrades, electrical replacements and the installation of loft insulation.

The external works includes roof repairs and replacements, chimney stack repairs, the renewal of gutters, fascias and soffits, new fencing, footpaths and boundary walls.

We are also undertaking the full refurbishment and extension of CCG’s Airey properties including removal of the external wall construction and the application of a new insulation render system along with structural repairs, re-roofing, installation of new windows, doors, central heating, electrical installation, upgrading kitchen and bathroom, minor internal modifications and decoration, new front door canopies and a new covered link and re-roofing of rear shed.

 Our locally employed resident liaison officers are key to the project’s success with all works carried out with continual resident liaison. This ensures residents encounter minimal disruption and are kept up to date on the progress of the works.


Responsible business

Enhancing communities

Enhancing communities

Local Employment and Training The CCG and Lovell partnership has so far created more than 60 jobs and apprenticeships for local people. After a major recruitment drive we took on 19 members of staff as our locally based management and delivery team. All are bilingual (Welsh and English) to ensure we deliver a customer focused service. Sustainability Not only are we improving the homes of CCG tenants, we also providing homes for the area’s wildlife. In Blaenau Ffestiniog, as we started work on the facias and soffits on homes in Dorvil Street, we came across nesting swifts in the eaves of some homes. The tenants were worried that the birds would not come back every year to nest, so we put up bird boxes for the swifts to use when they return to nest in the summer, giving them a safe and protected home to thrive in. Apprentices and Trainees In addition, the scheme has provided opportunities for 30 apprentices and trainees employed both direct with us and through our subcontractors and supply chain partners. We maintain a KPI of 15% staff working on the project are in formal training programmes. To achieve this we are working with local colleges, schools and employment initiatives. Community Support We have supported CCG’s Junior Warden’s Scheme two years in a row. Each year around 15 Year Six pupils from across Gwynedd take part in the scheme during the summer holidays. The six week programme aims to encourage children to become more engaged, promoting respect and pride in their communities. Following their hard work, we rewarded the junior wardens with a team bonding fun day at Ropes and Ladders adventure activity centre followed by an awards ceremony.

Testimonials

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Ffrancon Williams, Chief Executive
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