We remain committed to doing all that we can to ensure the health and safety of our tenants, staff, contractors and visitors.
We continue to follow the advice and guidance on a weekly basis published by Public Health England and the government.
Our staff are all working back at the Orchard.
The offices are open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.
While our communal room remains closed, our computer room is open for use on a rota basis with group classes kept to a minimum.
The laundry rooms remain one person at a time.
Masks must be worn in all communal areas including corridors.
The communal room/kitchen and toilet are available for staff use only.
Emergency repairs and scheduled services are undertaken in full PPE to ensure our tenants’ homes are safe and secure.
The handyman continues to carry out the regular once weekly maintenance around the site and has a weekly disinfection routine, including external benches. The cleaners continue to visit twice a week and the Gardeners continue to maintain our beautiful grounds.
Stay in touch
We continue to make weekly contact with all tenants.
We want to ensure that everyone remains well here at the Orchard and that those who may need added assistance during these times, gets it.
New Tenancy Applications
We are continuing to accept applications for flats but are not currently carrying out interviews. We will update the website when interviews are due to restart.
It is imperative that we all continue to follow the government’s guidance to continue to act responsibly and remain cautious to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 and its variants, to protect ourselves, those around us and especially the NHS.
We continue to provide our tenants with regular government recommendations/ updates on best practices.
We encourage all tradespersons to the Orchard to keep in mind that many of our tenants fall within the ‘at-risk group’, so please:
WEAR A MASK
KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE