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Back Court and Open Space Landscaping

We are receiving a lot of enquiries regarding our landscaping maintenance service and would like to update our tenants and owners on our most current position.

Our contractor, John O’Conner, has advised that they are still operating on about 50% staff capacity due to restricting one person to a van, however, they are planning to phase in van sharing over the next two weeks.  They plan to bring back their furloughed staff next week and will also be recruiting seasonal workers.  The social distancing measures remain in place and therefore this process will take longer than normal to implement.

Our contractor expects that some of their teams will be up to capacity by Monday 15th June 2020 and the backcourts will be maintained regularly thereafter.  Please bear in mind that it will take a few weeks to get the backcourts back up to their normal standard and this will be fast-tracked as much as possible by staff working overtime.

In the meantime, open landscaping maintenance is continuing and weed spraying is being attended to on an area by area basis.

The Association appreciates that residents will be keen to see the backcourts tidied up as soon as possible, however, this will take time to ensure the safety of both the residents and the contractor.