Award-winning contractor appointed for maintenance and refurbishing works

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Two Rivers Housing has teamed up with award-winning, multi-trade company Pilon to carry out replacements and refurbishments of kitchens and bathrooms in its homes.

The contract with Two Rivers Housing is expected to last four years, with the two companies developing an employment and skills plan to promote and raise awareness of construction opportunities for young people including career skills workshops, work experience placements and construction skills days.

Working in the social housing sector since 2004 and in the education sector since 2019, Pilon are experienced in managing planned maintenance, compliance, and refurbishments of assets.

With over 2,000 employees and professional tradespeople working on their projects, Pilon have proven to be a dependable and credible contractor, delivering a variety of high-quality services to the housing sector across London, the South-East and the Midlands.

Pilon’s dedicated health and safety team have earned several Health and Safety certifications from accreditors such as Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), Constructionline, National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC), Gas Safe Register and FIRAS.

Assistant Director of Assets Owain Roberts commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with an accredited contractor for the replacements and refurbishments of kitchens and bathrooms in our properties. Pilon have established a reliable reputation and have the experience and ability to deliver services to a high standard.”

Pilon is a registered member of the British Safety Council, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP) and works with a number of housing associations including Eastlight Community Homes, Clarion Housing, Optivo, and Reading Borough Council.

Two Rivers Housing provides more than 4,000 homes across the Forest of Dean and surrounding area. In 2020/2021, it invested £6.75m in the maintenance of its properties, and has pledged to build 1,000 new affordable homes in the area by 2028.