Two firms land £1.2bn northwest R&M deal


Two contractors have landed a £1.2 billion homes maintenance deal. 

Liverpool on the River Mersey.
by Rory ButlerJanuary 11, 2023

Liverpool housing group Torus has appointed HMS and Sovini Property Services to its new Repairs and Maintenance Framework (R&M), a 40,000-home portfolio. 

The local firms will manage and maintain Torus’ vast stock, including reactive and emergency repairs. 

  • Responsive and void repairs 
  • Cyclical maintenance 
  • Estate services 
  • Facilities management 

Running for four years, HMS has been appointed as the Tier 1 contractor for £450 million of works, with Sovini as the Tier 2 contractor on the framework. 

Social value 

“HMS is a community investor and reinvests its commercial profits into local communities and social initiatives,” said HMS Managing Director, Paul Worthington.  

“Since 2019, we have gifted over £22 million to programmes and initiatives that support people across the Northwest, and this latest appointment further supports this approach.” 

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