Compliance | Wates

Wates Living Space has over ten years of proven capability in delivering both simple and complex compliance solutions to social housing landlords, giving them the confidence and peace of mind that their residents are living safely in their homes.

We undertake periodic and annual service and maintenance work along with any subsequent repairs, adjustments or replacement equipment on the back of the servicing works.

In a climate of increased scrutiny, our strengths lie in being at the forefront of understanding changing regulations, allowing us to offer a wide range of compliance services with our well-established and accredited supply chain, safely, effectively and quickly if required.

We help our clients take the steps needed to ensure they comply with relevant laws, policies and regulations.

Range of services

Fire risk assessment work

  • Fire alarms
  • Detection systems
  • Emergency lighting systems
  • Firefighting installations and equipment
  • Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)
  • Installation or replacement of fire doors and screens.

Additional services

  • Gas compliance
  • Mechanical compliance
  • Electrical compliance
  • Asbestos treatment

Planned Maintenance

Wates Living Space delivers a suite of planned and cyclical maintenance services to meet clients' individual requirements.

With all of the in-house expertise and experience necessary to deliver planned programmes from inception to completion, we are able to provide a complete service for clients through all stages of surveying, customer consultation, programme management, site delivery and statutory compliance. Through our six step Delivering the Promise initiative, clients have the peace of mind that they are receiving a high quality, consistent, customer-focused value for money service.

Responsive Maintenance

As the UK's leading national provider of responsive maintenance services within the social housing sector, we deliver high quality, customer-focused repairs, using state-of-the-art mobile technology, demonstrating best practice within the sector.

Our fully integrated IT systems and bespoke delivery solutions ensure that each client, and its customers, receives the highest levels of service. We have a wealth of experience in delivering services through a range of cost models including traditional schedules of rates, price per property and price per void, hybrid and open book arrangements.

Integrated Asset Management Services

We deliver the largest integrated asset management service in the country for Birmingham City Council.

Our state-of-the-art integrated asset management IT system enables us to link responsive, planned, gas safety and compliance works into a cohesive service that represents the greatest value for money for our clients, while putting customers at the heart of our operations.


We deliver compliance solutions to social housing landlords with our well-established and accredited supply chain, safely, effectively and quickly.

We offer a unique and comprehensive range of services that will ensure all aspects of compliance meet government standards and codes of practice.

Latest case studies

Dedicated compliance team

Steve Jackson

Director of Operations

Housing Maintenance

Amy Smith

Business Development Director

Housing Maintenance