Ipswich Borough Council

We are delighted at the award of a 4-year external planned maintenance contract with Ipswich Borough Council.  The contract is valued at c£6.5 Million over the 4-year period.  This is great news for our team in Needham Market who are in discussions to commence mobilisation very shortly.

Ipswich Borough Council own and manage circa 7,800 homes in Ipswich and the surrounding rural areas.

Flagship Homes

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a place on a 4-year roofing framework contract with Flagship Housing Group.  The contract is estimated at £0.4 Million per annum and is for Lot 3, South region.  Flagship Homes manage over 22,000 homes and are part of the Flagship Group working together to solve the housing crisis in the East of England.

Hexagon Housing Association

We are excited to have secured a kitchens and bathroom replacement contract for Hexagon Housing.  The contract is worth approximately £500,000 to replace a number of kitchens and bathrooms to resident’s home in and around South East London.   Hexagon provide specialist housing and care and support services, build new homes and regenerate communities.  Hexagon work with residents to make their communities a better place to live and Foster is delighted at the opportunity to support Hexagon in their community focus.  The award is part of our framework with SEC.

Colchester Borough Homes

Great news for our team in Needham Market.  We have renewed our contract to provide top-up services for responsive repairs to Colchester Borough Homes.  We have been successful on the following lots:

  • Painting and decorating
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing
  • Wall and floor tile and sheet finishes

The contract has been secured through a competitive tendering process and renewed for a further 4 years.

Colchester Borough Home are an ALMO providing management and maintenance services to around 6,200 council homes and 1,000 leasehold properties in the Colchester area.

Orwell Housing Association

We are delighted to have secured a significant contract with Orwell Housing Association.  The contract is for the renewal of kitchens and bathrooms over a 12-month period to their stock in East Anglia.  The project is worth circa £1.5 Million and has been secured through our framework with Eastern Procurement.

Orwell Housing Association provides homes for over 7,500 residents by managing approximately 4,000 properties, throughout Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge and Essex.

Norwich City Council

Great news for our team in Norwich.  We have secured two contracts for Norwich City Council:

  • Rewiring contract 2020/23
  • Repointing and external repairs

Both contracts are valued at circa £3.3 Million over the next three years.  Foster has enjoyed a long working relationship with Norwich City Council and look forward to the opportunity of continuing this.  The Council owns and manages circa 14,700 properties in Norwich and the surrounding rural areas.