Westward appoints Firewatch for communal fire alarm system maintenance
Westward Housing Group has appointed Firewatch, the south west’s leading fire protection services company, it’s contract for the maintenance of fire-alarm systems.
Westward, which comprises Westcountry Housing and Tarka Housing, is a leading regional social housing and support provider, with over 180 offices, communal sheltered and supported sites across the region. It also provides affordable properties and services to more 6,600 households in Devon and Cornwall.
Martin Smith, the CEO of Firewatch, said he was very proud to be working with the company
“Like us, Westward Housing Group is an established local company, to whom service and support are extremely important. The importance of regular and proper maintenance of fire extinguishers and alarm systems by properly qualified engineers cannot be underestimated - especially when lives depend on them” he said.
Nigel Barnard, Westward’s Asset Management Director said, “I look forward to a positive working relationship with Firewatch who were awarded this servicing, testing and repairs contract in a competitive procurement process. We are delighted they will provide this critical health and safety role.”