Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, has secured a £14.5m contract with The London Borough of Hounslow to upgrade over 7,600 fire doors across its housing stock over the next three years.

The work will be carried out by Ker’s Specialist Services business, which has extensive experience in delivering fire safety works. It’s specialist teams will be assessing front entrance fire doors and subsequently designing, supplying and installing replacements. Testing of these doors will also be carried out, as well as digital records and training provided to the client.

Mark Whittaker, managing director of Kier Specialist Services, states: “I am pleased to be working with The London Borough of Hounslow to provide important new upgrades to its housing stock. We have vast experience in replacing fire doors and our skilled teams will diligently carry out this work, whilst engaging with local residents.”

This latest win for Specialist Services, follows its appointment to Camden Council’s £620m framework and its reappointment by Gosport Council to carry out housing maintenance for the next five years.


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