Facilities Management

The Empower FM department delivers a highly professional and tailored commercial property management service.

Working With Care Providers

We currently work with several companies and numerous Care Providers nationally and provide a full property and facilities management service from our offices based in Chorley, Lancashire.

We manage a number of registered care homes and respite services across the UK, along with a large number of supported living properties as far as Scotland down to Devon.

We have the experience and expertise to manage all types of property and have a dedicated team who specialise in property and facilities management and asset management. We are available 24/7 and our in-house dedicated team are on hand to answer your queries to ensure a smooth, reliable and efficient running of all the properties that we manage.

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What Empower FM offers

  • 24/7 on-call support – your call will always be answered
  • Maintaining a good level of communication with service managers
  • Planned and reactive maintenance whereby timescales are given for works to be undertaken and in the case of emergency works these are undertaken within 24 hours of a report being made
  • Provision of an asset register which also includes furniture procurement
  • Condition Surveys
  • Water hygiene management including the control of legionella, checking of water temperatures
  • Lease review reporting and any property related legal advice and contract administration
  • Gardening and landscaping services
  • Window cleaning services
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Health and Safety advice and working in conjunction with your own health and safety department
  • Property inspections, surveys and reporting
  • Certification compliance with regard to obtaining all appropriate gas and electrical certification, specialist equipment, LOLER, Legionella control, PAT testing, Fire Fighting equipment, emergency lighting, nurse calls and fire alarm servicing and maintaining servicing records for electrical, water, gas safety testing, LOLER and specialist equipment
  • Negotiating contracts for the provision of the aforementioned services
  • Pest Control
  • Appliances and white goods procurement, maintenance and management of those appliances
  • Maintaining and regularly monitoring our list of preferred Contractors and Suppliers

For further information please contact the Facilities department – facilities@empowerhousing.org.uk

About Empower

Empower Housing Association was established in August 2003 as an independent, not for profit organisation, specialising in providing homes for people with disabilities.

Contact Us...

    Want to talk to someone?

    Give us a call on:
    Emergency only:
    Empower Housing Association Ltd.
    33-35 Hollinshead Street,
    Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1EP

    Parking: Limited parking available at the back of the building on Empower’s private car park. With two allocated disabled parking bays to the front of the building. On-street parking is available for up to an hour. There are also pay and display car parks nearby.

    Accessibility: Empower’s offices have widened doorways to reception and level access ramps to the main entrance.

    Who we work with...

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