SBS Group has a wide variety of clients nationally, building up relationships with local councils, property owners and commercial landlords.
Sheffield City Council
This tender was awarded from the EN Framework. As one of the largest single tenders so far, it is valued at £10m over a 4 year timescale. SBS have also committed to employments and skills within the area which currently employs three full time employees, three apprentices and three local subcontractors carrying out ancillary works throughout. Although the materials are supplied by the framework, these are locally sourced, adding to the Sheffield economy by creating and sustaining jobs.
Together Housing Group
Together Housing Group is a leading provider of quality affordable and modern homes across the North of England, providing invaluable accommodation for the most vulnerable members of society. They are an established customer, with SBS being awarded a two year contract for planned improvement works on approximately 600 of Together Housing Group’s Halifax properties.
Wakefield District Housing
Wakefield District Housing manage more than 31,000 homes across Wakefield as well as investing in new build homes and promoting ways for people to get on the housing ladder. Wakefield District Housing is an established client, having worked with SBS for three years on planned improvement works in approximately 1500 properties across the Wakefield area, including the re-roofing of dwellings and blocks of flats.
DIY SOS: The Big Build is the BBC’s flagship home renovation show. It has been running for 16 years and 27 series, taking on highly ambitious projects and completing them within 9 days. These projects rely on local tradespeople, suppliers and the local community to help these truly deserving families.
SBS has been involved in communal and social projects through the clients we have been involved in, but in November 2015 we were invited to take part in a local project in Rotherham.
SBS supplied both labour and materials over the 9 days for a specialist detached annex and separate garden/office room for the family’s brother to live an independent life despite his disabilities. Rooftiles, battens, specialist breather membrane, automatic solar roof windows and an APP modified bitumen waterproofing for the flat roofed office/garden room were all used to make the property future proof and maintenance free for as long as possible.
In committing staff and materials to this project Phil Redfearn, SBS Group Managing Director said: “In 25 years in this industry and as an avid watcher of the programme I had never read such a heart-wrenching story. We all put money in boxes and donate to the TV events, but until you actually get involved do you really see what can be done to change people’s lives? My team definitely benefited from the experience and I am sure it was a great honour for all involved.”
Wates Living Space
Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) and Brent Council launched their £150m Refurbishment Programme at their quarterly Talkback forum for residents, which took place at Brent Civic Centre in June 2015.
Of this investment, £15m per year is being undertaken by BHP’s asset management partner, Wates Living Space, who are leading on a programme of external repairs including replacing roof coverings, windows, external walls, rainwater goods and external re-painting.
SBS has been awarded “Partnering” status with Wates Living Space, who were successful in their bid to host the 10 year contract to deliver their pledge.
Following the good news Phil Redfearn, SBS Group Managing Director said: “This is excellent news for us and the team that completed our bid. We have been delivering quality and competitive services at this level for a number of years now and it is fantastic to be recognised in this way. Wates Living Space are a major player in the repairs, maintenance and refurbishment sector and this agreement is a major step in SBS’s long-term expansion plan”.
J D Williams is ladies clothing, footwear and accessories catalogue and online store. SBS Asbestos completed a twelve week project on a planned roof refurbishment for JD Williams. The roof of Briar Mills Bury Mill was in desperate need of refurbishment due to water ingress and the client needed to ensure all equipment, clothing and stock were kept dry. Working 24 hours, the mill is where all clothing ranges are distributed and could not be disrupted. A team of eight roofers were therefore dispatched to quickly and efficiently install an Alumasc Derbigum torch applied flat roofing system over 6000m2 of the mill roof.
Batley Girls High School
Batley Girl’s High School is a visual arts college, secondary school and sixth form located in Batley West Yorkshire. In April 2015 SBS Asbestos completed a 52 week project, won by competitive tender, to re-roof Batley Girls School with minimal disruption to the school, its staff and pupils.
SBS was successfully included on the building maintenance, repairs and minor works framework for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. The framework runs from 2013-2018.
Barnsley Premier Leisure
SBS successfully tendered for various flat roofing projects which involved the removal and renewal of flat roof coverings to a number of sport centres formally owned bu the local authority.
Brent Housing Partnership
Working for Wates Living Space, SBS were brought in to increase the number of completions for pitched roofing projects in Wembley, London. The main contractor was so impressed with the productivity and standard that SBS was offered a sub contracting partnership arrangement.
Bury Council are committed to providing the six towns of Bury, Prestwich, Radcliffe, Ramsbottom, Tottington and Whitefield with good quality local services. Bury Council’s Six Town Housing is an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO), which was set up in 2005 to manage the housing stock owned by Bury Council.
Calderdale Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, providing local people with the majority of local government services including leisure facilities, planning, building and housing management.
Natwest is a large retail and commercial bank with over 1033 branches throughout the UK. Established in 1968 it is ranked among the top 10 largest banks in the world.
NPS group is a property design and management service. Their services include integrated design, surveying and maintenance, and management and consultancy.
Next is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer with around 500 of its 700 stores based in the UK.
Network Rail are the authority responsible for the United Kingdom’s railway network and is an arm’s length public body of the Department of Transport. Network Rail’s main customers are the private train operating companies (TOCs), responsible for passenger transport, and freight operating companies (FOCs), who provide train services on the infrastructure that the company owns and maintains.
Watford Borough Council
Watford Borough Council is the local authority for the Watford non-metropolitan district of England, providing people with local government services including leisure facilities, planning, building and housing management.
Yorkshire Housing is a registered social landlord and housing association providing more than 18,000 affordable homes throughout the Yorkshire region.
Tesco is a British based multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer. It has over 3,000 stores in the UK alone and is the third largest retailer in the world measured by profits.
South Ribble Borough Council
South Ribble Borough Council is the local authority for South Ribble, providing people with local government services including leisure facilities, planning, building and housing management.
South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue is the statutory Fire and Rescue Service for the area of South Yorkshire, serving a population of approximately 1.29 million people. Their mission is to keep the people of South Yorkshire safe. This includes deployment of hundreds of firefighters, covering 22 fire stations, using dozens of specialist vehicles supported by dedicated support staff employees and resources.
Simply Be is a women swear clothing brand that is part of the N Brown Group. Starting as a catalogue and online store they have recently opened a number of physical store throughout the UK.
Royal Mail is a postal service company and had provided 500 years of mail collection and delivery services throughout the UK.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is a British banking and insurance holding company offering a wide variety of services including personal and business banking, insurance and corporate finance
Pennine Housing are one of the largest landlords in Calderdale, managing close to 12000 social housing properties. On 1st April 2011, Pennine Housing 2000 became part of the Together Housing Group with properties in Calderdale and Sheffield.
Greene King Public Houses
Greene King Public Houses is a leading pub retailer and brewer with over 3000 pubs, restaurants and hotels in the UK.
Crown Prosecution Service
Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.
Co-op Funeral Care
SBS carried out repairs/renewal of a pitched and flat roof covering to Co-Op Funeralcare’s commercials buildings.
Jacamo is a menswear clothing brand that is part of the N Brown Group. Starting as a catalogue and online store they have recently opened a number of physical store throughout the UK.
SBS carried out major pitched and flat roofing repairs and renewals to their retail buildings portfolio.
Harrogate Borough Council
SBS renewed the roof to Harrogate Borough Council’s depot.
SBS won a tender for the renewal of a pitched roof covering on Hanover’s social housing stock.
SBS won tenders for the renewal of a pitched and flat roofing works to a number of schemes for their social housing stock as well as further tenders for educational and public buildings.
St Ledger Homes
SBS won a tender for the renewal of a pitched and flat roofing works to a number of schemes for their social housing stock.
SBS carried out major pitched and flat roofing repairs and renewals to their retail buildings portfolio.
University of Sheffield
4 Year repairs and renewals framework to the Universities substances portfolio of teaching and residential properties
SBS carried out repairs/renewal of a pitched and flat roof covering to various hotel locations
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
SBS won a tender for the renewal of a pitched roof covering on one of the teaching blocks.
Leeds City Council
SBS won a tender for the renewal of a pitched roof covering on one of the teaching blocks. Plus attached case study for Batley Girls High School