Facilities Management

Total Facilities Management

The social housing sector faces unique challenges in maintaining and managing their estate including their corporate and serviced. With limited resources and an increasing demand for affordable housing, it is crucial for housing associations and local authorities to ensure their facilities are properly maintained to provide safe and comfortable working conditions for their staff. Total […]

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Grounds Maintenance

Grounds maintenance is an essential aspect of maintaining social housing and construction sites. It includes a range of activities such as grass cutting, hedge trimming, weed control and general upkeep of communal areas. Ensuring that these areas are well maintained is not only important for the safety and well being of residents and workers but

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The social housing sector in the UK is facing a pressing need to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency in order to tackle climate change and meet government targets. Energy efficiency is particularly important for social housing providers, as their properties tend to have a higher proportion of vulnerable and low income households who

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Cleaning Services

Effective cleaning services are essential for maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in any environment, particularly in the public sector where health and wellbeing are of utmost importance. Clean environments can help to prevent the spread of infections and diseases and also promote a sense of comfort and wellbeing. There is an expectation for

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All Under One Roof

CHIC’s comprehensive All Under One Roof Dynamic Purchasing System provides our members with a compliant one-stop-shop solution for a wide range of services required by social housing landlords. The DPS is designed to simplify procurement and save you time and money, as you can access a wide range of services from one single compliant route

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CHIC’s framework gives members access to companies offering the supply, installation, servicing and maintenance of lifting equipment, passenger lifts and mobility aids. OJEU No. 2021/S 000-000615 Awarded: 05/04/2021 Expires: 04/04/2025 Framework Lots Lot 1: Passenger Lifts Belvidere Lifts Ltd Classic Lifts Ltd Concept Elevators (UK) Limited Deltron Lifts Limited Lift And Engineering Services Limited R.J.

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Active Fire and Security

CHIC’s framework gives access to both local and national Fire & Security Protection providers including: Sprinklers, Smoke Control, Fire Alarms, Fire Extinguishers and Emergency Lighting, Door Entry and Access Control, Security Systems including CCTV and Heat Sensing Cameras. OJEU No. 2020/S 252-638049 Awarded: 23/12/2020 Expires: 22/12/2024 Framework Lots Lot 1: Sprinklers and Optional Misting Systems

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