Hertford based, MCP Property Services Ltd, providers of reactive repairs, maintenance and refurbishment services to the social housing sector, has won the national 24Housing Repairs and Maintenance Provider of the Year Award which recognises excellence and innovation in the UK housing sector.
The award entries were judged by some of the industry’s most distinguished names and presented to companies that demonstrated value for money, best practice, successful outcomes and originality. Beating nine other shortlisted companies, MCP were announced as winners at a spectacular gala event at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 18th October.
Caring for Social Housing and the Community
Established in 1978, MCP has achieved significant growth over the last five years and have invested heavily in their directly employed workforce and infrastructure. They currently deliver over 70,000 responsive repairs annually, servicing over 30,000 properties for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Registered Landlords, in London, Homes Counties and the South East.
In addition to providing high quality services, MCP also invest 1% of their annual turnover into community projects and charities. Among dozens of projects, their social enterprise programme gives employment opportunities to disadvantaged young people to gain work experience or start an apprenticeship which has helped to turn many young lives around.
Rewards for Quality and Customer Commitment
In addition to winning the Repairs & Maintenance Provider of the Year Award, in September MCP also won the East of England Chamber of Commerce Customer Commitment Award in September, recognising the commitment and value that MCP bring to their customers when caring for properties and people in the social housing sector.
In June of this year MCP also won the Inspired Herts Family Business of the Year Award 2018, which recognised MCP as the best local, independent and family run business in Hertfordshire, and one that positively supports the local community.
MCP’s Managing Director, Matt Clarke said “This has been an extraordinary year for our family business and winning this national award is a huge achievement. We started the family business 40 years ago with the goal to provide better care for homes, better services for customers and better lives for people – this is what we do”.
Clarke continued, “This year we have won 3 awards and numerous high value contracts, helping us to secure jobs well into the future. All of these achievements show just how far we’ve come a business, and of course, is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our brilliant team”.