Platform Housing Group (east) works with several different grounds maintenance contractors across our areas of operation. These will sometimes change depending on their contract terms and/or customer feedback.
Residents will notice a change to the grounds maintenance contractor operating in Lincolnshire. Following a formal tender process, Idverde have been appointed and will operate throughout the region from 1st March 2019 - replacing Sodexo.
Example of the Idverde van branding:
Example of the Idverde staff uniforms:
The specification varies within each operational area and from scheme to scheme depending on the type of work required on each site. If you would like to see the specification for your site, we are more than happy to make this available to you.
For example, a typical East/West Midlands specification might be:
While a typical Lincolnshire specification might include:
For all Operational areas, tree works are not included in the contracts and are dealt with separately.
Please note that in all operational areas the number of grass cuts may be affected by adverse weather conditions such as long periods of rain or drought. This can have a knock-on effect to the planned programme.
We really value your feedback, especially in the early stages of new contracts to help get the service right. If you wish to speak to someone please call our Contact Centre on 0333 200 7304.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be issuing regular updates via the News sections of our corporate website:
These will outline the steps we are taking to try and ensure essential services are still provided while also ensuring the health and safety of all our customers, colleagues, contractors and wider communities.