Churchill Group’s specialist services partner for the housing sector, has won a three-year contract with Thrive Homes to provide grounds maintenance and arboriculture services.
The services will be provided by Chequers across 104 schemes, primarily in the Three Rivers District around Watford.
Thrive, who manages around 5,000 homes throughout Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire says it wanted to consolidate its grounds maintenance provision to one service provider in this area to improve the service and create better community partnerships.
Speaking about the contract award, Rebecca Handley, Relationship Management Lead at Thrive, said: “Chequers demonstrated a solid understanding of our customers’ needs throughout the tender process. Coupled with their proven experience in delivering quality grounds maintenance services, I have every confidence Chequers will deliver against our fair standards. We look forward to working in partnership with Chequers to provide an improved grounds maintenance service for our customers.”
James Kelly, Managing Director at Chequers, commented: “This is a fantastic opportunity and we’re so pleased to win such a great contract. We look forward to developing a strategic partnership with Thrive and improving the lives of its customers. We want to help develop social enterprises, expand with locally based supply chains, and promote employment opportunities to residents. These are exciting times ahead with this contract and we can’t wait to get started.”