UK: Triangle Housing Association Selects SPIE for Fire and Security

Published on 16 February 2022

London, Belfast, 16 February 2022SPIE UK, a subsidiary of SPIE, the independent European leader in multi-technical services in the areas of energy and communications, has been awarded a fire and security reactive maintenance and serving framework contract by Triangle Housing Association, a major provider of supported living, resettlement accommodation and support for people leaving hospitals in Northern Ireland.

SPIE UK will be responsible for the servicing and maintenance of fire safety equipment. This includes fire alarm systems, domestic smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, emergency lighting, firefighting equipment, smoke vents, door access controls, nurse call systems, warden call systems and other specialist fire safety equipment in accordance with Fire Safety Regulations. On top of this, SPIE will provide a 24-hour reactive response and repairs service across all of Triangle Housing’s properties. The framework contract has been signed for an initial 36 months, with the option to extend it by a further 36 months if both parties agree to.

Going the extra mile

The Triangle Housing Association has a wide and varied portfolio of over 1,000 properties across Northern Ireland, providing an increasing number of family homes as well as hostels, sheltered housing and commercial premises. SPIE UK was chosen due to the team’s ability to deliver exceptional quality whilst also meeting Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) criteria defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Jim Skivington, a Divisional Managing Director at SPIE UK, said, “We are delighted that Triangle Housing Association has given SPIE UK the responsibility of maintaining the fire and security equipment and systems across its estate. Our highly skilled team takes its responsibility to Triangle Housing and its tenants very seriously and we look forward to a productive future working relationship.

As a customer focused organisation, the safety of our tenants is of prime importance. We feel confident that SPIE UK will help to guarantee that safety over our large and varied estate and support our vision of building better lives together”
Andrew Fleming, Property Assets Manager at Triangle Housing Association