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Posted on 19 January 2017

Calico’s £1.2m works to improve homes on Brunshaw estate

Calico Homes are due to commence a programme of external improvement works to improve the appearance of properties most in need of renovation on the Brunshaw estate.

The £1.2 million works, which will be carried out by Ring Stones Maintenance and Construction, will transform the appearance of properties across the area and will include where required:

  • Roofing replacement/repair
  • Replacement of fascias, soffits, bargeboards and rainwater goods
  • Replacement of timber front and rear doors
  • Full re-render/render repair.

Phase 1 is due to start in January 2017 with properties on Wycoller Avenue and Downham Grove.

Phase 2 will begin in April 2017 and will include properties on Waddington Avenue.

These works follow consultation across the area and stock condition surveys, and the properties have been identified as those that are in need of refurbishment.

Lisa Bell, Calico’s Property Services Manager, said:

“The improvement programme is part of our continual commitment to improve our properties.

“The works we are carrying out will make a significant improvement to the quality of our customer’s homes, and we can’t wait to get started.”

Once work on these properties has been completed, Calico will look at how they can continue this for the rest of the area.

External surveys are being completed at present to identify the next phase.

A Customer Liaison Officer from Ring Stones will visit customers to complete a pre-start survey prior to works commencing, and will advise them what works will be completed to their homes and when they will be commencing.

Calico is also spending £1 million on new boilers and damp works on properties across the town.

For more information about this and similar programmes of work carried out by Calico, visit or call 01282 686300.

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