Asset management to enable the ALMO to maintain its assets and to achieve and maintain the Decent Homes Standard.
Homes for Haringey is an ALMO, established in April 2006 to manage Haringey’s council housing.
Ridge has undertaken a wide variety of services over a number of years, including the procurement and supervision of works to enable this ALMO to maintain its assets and to achieve and maintain the Decent Homes Standard.
Specialist services delivered by Ridge services have included
Stock condition surveys over two significant phases (circa 80% of the stock + all blocks)
Surveys of related assets, including garages and subsequent management proposals
Rebuilding and populating the Codeman Northgate (SAM) asset management database
Creation of 30-year business plan input tables
Drafting of ‘optional’ business plan reductions to find affordability post Government rent reductions
Specialist structural engineering inspection of high-rise and non-traditionally constructed dwellings, including abseil surveys
Project management and engineering support to the regeneration of the Broadwater Farm estate following identification of defective LPS blocks
Specialist mechanical and electrical inspection of ‘complex’ M&E systems within blocks, including assessment of district heating scheme
Workshop facilitation for works procurement options and future contact strategy
Input into and review of future works programmes
Works design, specification, procurement and supervision
Market testing of the Repairs and Voids Service
Drafting of an Asset Management Strategy
Provision and updating of a whole stock Viability Model, with options appraisal templates and process maps
Staff training for Asset Management, Decent Homes and HHSRS
Options appraisal and scheme feasibility assessment for temporary accommodation projects
Specialist review of sheltered accommodation and ‘good neighbour’ schemes
Options appraisal, viability modelling and development of commercial to residential conversion schemes
Viability modelling of the use of modular units to provide temporary accommodation and production of Employer’s Requirements