Sectors & Projects - Decent Homes

Doncaster Decent Homes

Insulation and Rendering

CC Awards

Doncaster Decent Homes

St. Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd

Key Features

  • £300m overall scheme value
  • 6 Year Partnering Framework
  • Multiple Gold Considerate Constructors Awards
  • Strong community involvement

Over £62m of properties refurbished over the last 5 years, bringing 4107 houses up to the Decent Homes standard so far. Works included upgrades to kitchens, bathrooms, heating, windows, doors and electrical installations plus external insulated render and environmental improvements to a number of properties in the area.

Best performing contractor in terms of KPIs for customer satisfaction, health and safety, completion on time and employment of local labour. Recycling rate of 96% achieved in partnership with Rixonway Kitchens and their innovative recycling scheme.

Sites  awarded two Gold and one Silver Considerate Constructors awards, Most Considerate Site Runner Up, and the CIOB Environmental Award, in partnership with St Ledger in 2009.

High levels of community involvement including refurbishment works to two community centres, new school play areas, party for the Toll Bar flood victims, fun day sponsorship, community gardens and schools visits with CCS mascot Ivor Goodsite.

Responsive works to repair 121 homes affected by the devastating floods of June 2008 helped tenants get back in their homes months in advance of the original programme.

“Despite the increasedscope of works and time being lost due to adverse weather, HBC’s staff worked over weekends and bank holiday periods to ensure that the residents moved back into their properties on schedule. Residents were consulted and kept informed of the progress of the works

Mark Searle, Project Manager, St Leger Homes of Doncaster

“Henry Boot are very proactive and we have built up a brilliant relationship

Lyn Ralph, Chair, Doncaster Tenants & Residents Federation

"We want to thank all the men who have worked on our home for all their hard work. They were all friendly, polite and helpful. We are very very pleased with both external and internal work.”

Mr & Mrs Banks, St Leger Homes Residents, Askern