Countrywide Grounds has been awarded a five-year deal, worth over £1 million, with Greenfields Community Housing to provide an all year-round grounds maintenance service across its towns and villages.
The deal, will see Countrywide Grounds deliver grounds maintenance to all the green spaces surrounding Greenfields Community Housing’s 8,500 homes across the Braintree District and surrounding districts.
The work will include over half a million square metres of grass cutting and litter collection, over three hectares of pruning and two and a half of weeding, and over four kilometres of hedge cutting. In addition, a gritting service will be available for the residents in Housing for Older People Schemes to ensure paths remain clear and safe.
Andrew Gilliar, Regional Director of Countrywide Essex, said: “We are delighted to win this new contract with Greenfields Community Housing to deliver a fully comprehensive grounds maintenance contract for the next five years.
“We fully recognise that Greenfields’ housing and their appearance are key to the standing of its organisation and we will do everything to ensure that their grounds will always look their best. We are really excited to have already started the work and look forward to the seasons ahead.”
The contract commenced on 1 January 2019.