Find out more about the work of our sponsoring organisation below, or arrange to meet with them at the event in our networking lounge.
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Aico, an Ei Company, are the European market leader in home life safety, pioneering new technologies and offering high-quality alarms, developed and manufactured in Ireland. All Aico alarms meet UK standards and offer a variety of sensor types to guarantee protection for every home, the cornerstone of which is delivering education, quality, service and innovation. Aico has expanded its Connected Home offering through HomeLINK. HomeLINK is a multi-award-winning high-tech software team within Aico that leverage cutting edge home integration and analytic technologies to address the needs of social landlords and their residents.
With innovations in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, the notion of a connected home could prove a real asset in making our homes not only more sustainable but also more efficient and ultimately safer – with a focus on wellbeing. Adding another dimension to home life safety, Aico strives to create safer, healthier homes.
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Axis provides a professional standard of repairs, maintenance and refurbishment to the social housing sector. This ranges from 24/7 responsive repairs to cyclical decorating and void refurbishment to recladding large tower blocks. We work with some of the largest registered social landlords in the UK to ensure their resident’s homes are safe and comfortable.
Bugler Developments is an award-winning contractor who have been building high-quality homes throughout London and the South East since 1982. We are a family-owned business with a track record of delivering affordable, mixed-used and private housing that people are proud to live in. Our Bugler Land division also explores strategic land-led opportunities and partnerships fulfilled by our Developments team.
This year, we are celebrating 40 years of business. Over the past four decades, we have delivered high-quality homes; both built on time and budget. These values underpin the foundation of our company culture, and because of this, we continue to be a name trusted by clients and their customers alike.
Please find out more about us using the links to our website and social media channels below:
With both Entrotec Limited and Key Management Systems (KMS) joining the CAME Group in 2021, to form CAME Entrotec and CAME KMS, the pre-existing alignment of company objectives has been synchronised and the natural synergies have been optimised. Creating a robust presence within the social housing market and allowing the development of further enhanced solutions.
CAME Entrotec are trusted pioneers of door entry solutions in UK residential and commercial markets, renowned for manufacturing and supplying high-quality audio and video vandal-resistant door entry, concierge systems, and proximity access control systems. In addition to providing expertly built and pre-configured equipment that is plug-and-play, CAME Entrotec takes pride in ensuring all clients receive the highest levels of service. Our highly skilled teams support clients throughout the entire process, ensuring that your property, whether residential or corporate building, has the most cost-effective door entry solution with guarantees of quality that are incomparable in the market. CAME Entrotec design and facilitate total security solutions that will protect you, your residents, and your property.
CAME KMS designs and produces the industry's leading remotely managed cloud-based access control systems for multi-dwelling local authorities and housing associations. CAME KMS delivers the most comprehensive solution on the market by seamlessly integrating technology, knowledge, and industry demands, which justifies its position as the UK's top provider within the housing sector. Continually revolutionising the market by developing the cloud-based access control system that simplifies access management and allows many buildings to be controlled through a single solution.
Devonshires is a law firm specialising in advising social housing providers of all kinds (registered and unregistered, for-profit and non-profit, local authorities, and private registered providers). They employ over 280 staff delivering a genuine national service from offices across England. Their experience ranges from strategic advice to executive boards to dealing with routine legal work that is part of the management and development of the property estates of their clients. Housing has been a principal area of their business for over 50 years. Their market-leading position in the sector is recognised by both the Chambers UK and Legal 500 directories.
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Kinovo plc is a leading UK provider of specialist property services centred on safety and regulatory compliance, home and community regeneration and sustainable living through the installation of efficient and greener energy alternatives.
Our group has three long-established and complementary subsidiaries: Purdy, R. Dunham and Spokemead. Through their collaboration, the Group offers a range of end-to-end specialist services with shared central functions working in partnership with customers to help meet their own compliance and sustainability goals.
Purdy was formed in 1984 and is a well-established, mechanical, electrical, building services and renewable energy contractor. We are committed to clean energy contracting and are investing and developing our knowledge and expertise in renewable energy solutions. We pride ourselves on being a trusted and reliable partner who offers a personalised service to all our clients.
Spokemead is a family-run business, established in 1974. We have been the principal contractor for London’s largest borough for electrical installations, lighting and maintenance for 25 years. We have a proven ability to respond to emergency supply disruption and are committed to working in partnership on long-term projects.
R Dunham has been in operation since 1966, we provide electrical installation and maintenance services for local authorities, education and private sectors. At R Dunham we pride ourselves in offering a reliable and professional service, the success of our company is based on establishing and maintaining trusted relationships with our clients.
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At Lovell, we work with our partners to build homes and regenerate communities across the UK. Whatever we are doing, we settle for nothing less than excellence in the service we offer. But it is our people that really make the difference. We are committed to leaving a positive legacy wherever we work, and each and every one of us want to play our part in changing people’s lives for the better.
RSK is a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions.
RSK work directly with building owners and insurers, sustainability leads, appointed designers, architects, project managers and contractors to provide:
Future-proofing the built environment together.
Business lounge and Asset Management and Development stream
South East Consortium (SEC) is a consortium of social housing providers. We’re a not-for-profit organisation providing services relating to public procurement.
We were specifically created to support the housing sector. And, we’re an organisation owned by 49 Housing Associations and Local Authorities. Our Members own over 466k homes between them – this gives us immense buying power.
We create intelligent frameworks for the sector to use. We can provide customers with solutions pre, during and post-procurement process. SEC can deliver both framework and bespoke procurement solutions. We’re able to assist our customers with technical work including specification preparation, cost benchmarking and contract writing.
We go beyond public procurement. In addition to technical work SEC also provide customers with a range of training, events and networking opportunities.
We embrace collaboration and challenging the status quo. We’re here to influence solutions for the sector's future. Our PROSPECTS and INSIGHTS programmes promote knowledge sharing across our network.
Every time you contact us we’ll deliver a service based on Ease, Options and Value.
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The Housing Forum is the only cross-sector, industry-wide membership organisation that represents the entire housing supply chain. We have a commitment to partnership working and a vision of ‘A Quality Home for All’
The Housing Forum’s growing membership of over 150 organisations represents £24bn in turnover from both the public and private sectors. Ours is a powerful business network, with our members having a major influence on housing supply and quality.
Our members include:
Housebuilding and development – £16bn
Our developer/contractor member businesses have a combined annual turnover of over £16bn from housebuilding, planned improvements and repair operations.
Housing delivery – 800,000 homes
Our council and housing association members have estimated 10-year housebuilding targets in excess of 800,000 homes.
Manufacturing and distribution – £7.4bn
Our supplier and manufacturer members have a combined annual turnover of over £7.4bn in the manufacture and distribution of high-value housing supplies and MMC Homes.
Professional services – £430m
Our specialist consultant members deliver over £43m worth of professional services in housing-related activities of design, project management, legal, regulatory, cost, and building services.
Homes in management – 550,000
Our housing association members manage and reinvest in over 550,000 homes.
We welcome engagement on our social media channels and website on all matters affecting UK Housing: