Council ditches Decent Homes contractor over delays

ANGRY ... Margaret Hall is still waiting for work to be finished at her home.

ANGRY ... Margaret Hall is still waiting for work to be finished at her home.

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HOUSING bosses have parted company with a contractor delivering a flagship home-improvement scheme on several estates across South Tyneside.

A new contractor is being sought to complete the Decent Homes scheme at Lukes Lane, Hebburn, Brockley Whins, South Shields, and the Viking Estate, Jarrow.

This follows numerous complaints from residents about delays in the programme and what housing officials called “quality and delivery issues” with scheme contractors Mitie.

 

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