Posted: Sun 19th Nov 2023

Wrexham Council awards heating contracts worth over £4.5m to Liberty for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Nov 19th, 2023

A property services business has retained two domestic heating contracts worth a combined £1.3m per annum with Wrexham Council .

The new heating programme contract was awarded to Liberty via mini-competition from the council’s framework whilst a maintenance and servicing contract was awarded via a competitive contract.

They are the latest in a long-term partnership which has seen Liberty work with the local authority since 2014.

The four-year contract, which started in October 2023, has seen Liberty awarded a £700,000 per annum Gas Servicing and Maintenance contract.

This will include the safety and efficiency of heating systems in the borough as well as delivering repairs and maintenance to them as required.

Liberty also secures a one-year Installation of Domestic Heating Systems contract, valued at over £575,000 to deliver a programme of planned new heating installations to 150 domestic properties.

The new state-of-the-art boilers will replace aging system with more efficient models helping tenants save money on their heating bills.

Operations Director for the North, Lawrence Gilsenan, said: “These contracts goes beyond mere heating servicing, maintenance and installations; it’s a commitment to keep people safe and warm in their homes.

“With proper long-term maintenance and the installation of state-of-the-art boilers, we’re fostering a warmer and more efficient future for the people of Wrexham.

“We have a fantastic long-term working partnership with WCBC and we will continue to support them deliver great value for money.”

Councillor David A Bithell, Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Housing said: “We are pleased to be working alongside our long-standing partners on the new heating programme contracts.

“It is important to us that we are committed to keeping homes warm and reduce cost for our contact holders, particularly over the upcoming winter months.

“We will continue to support Liberty throughout the process and look forward to further working together.”

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