RPS Group has been awarded a 5-year contract to deliver SLH’s Electrical Installation Condition Report Testing.

A five-year contract has been awarded to Rothwell Plumbing Services Group to deliver Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) testing for South Lakes Housing, maintain the electrical safety of all SLH homes and buildings, and contribute to the safety of its customer’s homes and communities. As a responsible landlord, SLH carry out an electrical inspection in their customers’ homes at least once every five years to guarantee the safety of all the electrics. This service checks the safety of all electrical installations in the property, including the consumer unit, light fixtures, and outlets.

RPS Group is the North’s largest independent specialist heating contractor, offering Renewables, Plumbing and Heating, Mechanical and Electrical and Gas Servicing solutions. For the past 12 years, as a trusted supplier, our experienced staff has provided SLH customers with installation, repairs and maintenance of gas central heating and hot water systems, as well as providing solid fuel servicing and, more recently, air source heat pump servicing in new and existing homes.

SLH is an independent, not-for-profit housing association and is the largest provider of affordable rented housing in South Lakeland, Cumbria.

Richard Hayes, Director of Homes at SLH, said:

SLH is committed to the safety of all our customers and Building Safety is of paramount importance in all our decisions.  We are delighted to be expanding our partnership with RPS Group who are a local contractor, employing local people to undertake this essential service for our customers. We have a great partnership with them, having worked with them for the past twelve years, so we know that they have an excellent track record in delivering quality and value-for-money services, and their extensive knowledge and experience ensure that both our electrical and gas services are compliant with industry standards and Consumer Regulation.

RPS Group also shares our commitment to reducing our environmental impact and we look forward to working with them to develop sustainable and green initiatives in the future that will help cut our carbon footprint and support our Net Zero ambitions across our new and existing homes.

Graham Rothwell, Chief Executive at RPS Group, commented:

We are delighted to be appointed to undertake the EICR testing on behalf of SLH. This bolsters onto the compliance services we already provide SLH with, which include gas servicing, air source heat pump servicing and solid fuel servicing.

As a local company, it’s fantastic to be working in the South Lakes Community delivering these important services, keeping properties compliant and residents happy!