Westgrove and ila partner at Hairpin House BTR

The Westgrove Group has recently secured a new contract at ila’s 237-apartment Build to Rent scheme Hairpin House in Birmingham.

ila's Hairpin House Build to Rent development in Birmingham, where Westgrove will be maintaining the facilities | BTR News
ila's Hairpin House Build to Rent development in Birmingham, where Westgrove will be maintaining the facilities.

Warrington based, fast growing facilities management company the Westgrove Group has recently secured a new contract at ila’s 237-apartment Build to Rent scheme Hairpin House in Birmingham.

Under the agreement for the new contract with ila, Westgrove will provide mechanical, electrical and life safety maintenance and compliance inspections to ensure everything runs smoothy for the residents at Hairpin House.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Westgrove Group for the technical services at Hairpin House. Their expertise and professionalism will ensure that our residents enjoy a safe and comfortable living environment, in line with our commitment to exceptional quality.”

Catrin Morgan, Operations Director, ila

With Birmingham-based Hairpin House, ila aims to pay homage to the history of the local area that was once home to Kirby Beard & Co; renowned for inventing the Kirby Grip hairpin.

As the first of ila’s neighbourhoods to complete, Hairpin House is set to positively elevate the Build to Rent market, by creating people-first communities that celebrate the culture and heritage of its location. 

“This contract award is fantastic news for Westgrove and showcases the tremendous growth our Technical Services business has achieved over the past three years.”

Paul Booth, Technical Services Director, The Westgrove Group

Earlier in the year, ila launched with an ambition to deliver 4,000 new homes across the UK. Claire McKinley-Smith, Westgrove’s Managing Director expressed delight in partnering with the ila team and supporting their growth.

Established in 1998 by Simon Whittle and Steve Fives, the Westgrove Group is proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

Westgrove is a facilities management company that provides planned and reactive maintenance, security, cleaning and customer service to corporate offices, shopping centres, mixed-use destinations, manufacturing and business parks throughout the UK.

For more information, contact the company’s Business Development Manager – Technical Services, James Kay at James.Kay@westgrove.co.uk, call 07711 765928 / 01925 414190 or visit the company website.

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