Significant new contract awards continue to drive Purdy’s sustainable growth in the housing sector

We are pleased to announce a series of new contracts in recent months

Kinovo Signs Employers Domestic Abuse Covenant

Pledge to support men and women affected by abuse to enter or re-enter the workforce

Kinovo Sponsors Sustainability in Housing Theatre at CIH Brighton 2024 Event

Promoting sustainability within our industry at CIH Brighton 2024

Hyde and Purdy Highly Commended In Energy Efficiency Awards

Great result in the South East Energy Efficiency Awards 2024

Social Value works complete for Hyde

Oasis Play centre gets a makeover

Celebrating two decades with Purdy!

Thank you to Gary Jarram for 20 years service

Purdy’s regional expansion continues with opening of new Dereham office

The new Purdy office in Dereham, Norfolk is officially open.

Reece Beckles transitions from Contracts Administrator to Gas Apprentice

Reece Beckles will be taking to the tools to learn the practical side of contract delivery for Purdy.

Purdy supports new food bank for Peabody

We recently supported Peabody to set up a foodbank at Darwin Court in Walworth, London.

Lorraine takes retrofit lead for the Kinovo Group

Welcome to Lorraine Clayton, Retrofit Lead at Purdy

Purdy’s commitment to being Number One

Significant new framework awards for Purdy

The power of gender inclusivity

Working hard to cement diversity and equality at our core

From not fit for purpose playroom, to central lifeline hub

Creation of a children’s playroom at Homeleigh Court, Spire Housing

Living our values

A progress update on our Net Zero strategy

HMP Belmarsh – Visit No.2

Following HR’s inaugural visit to HMP Belmarsh a few weeks ago to meet with their Employability Lead, Michelle Molver; Dawn and Nerhan were invited back to speak to around 20 inmates in their Employability Hub about working in our Sector.

HMP Belmarsh & Brixton Prison Visits

On the back of the visit of HMP Wandsworth, Dawn & Nerhan, visited HMP Belmarsh, 5 miles down the road from our Erith Office, on 31st May followed by HMP Brixton on 22nd June.

HMP Wandsworth Visit

On Tuesday, 21st February Dawn Kemp, Group HR Director, and Nerhan Yilmaz, our In-House Recruiter, had an interesting visit to HMP Wandsworth to provide information to serving prisoners about working in our sector and about the Kinovo Group.

Social Value project for Hyde Housing – Millennium Community Centre

A team of volunteers worked together to decorate the Millennium Community Centre.

Bexleyheath Apprenticeship & Participation Event

We attended the Apprenticeship & Participation Event on Monday 6th February, at the Civic Offices in Bexleyheath.

Sponsors of the NHMF frameworx lounge

We are happy to be one of the sponsors of the NHMF frameworx lounge, enabling them to make their first charitable donation.

We are exhibiting at the NHMF Annual conference

We are exhibiting at the NHMF Annual conference to promote our recent No.1 ranking on the NHMF frameworx.

Purdy Contracts awarded a contract worth £4 million over 2 years by the London Borough of Waltham Forest

The contract, which comprises of electrical, commercial mechanical works and associated builders works, contains possible extensions of two further one-year terms.

Purdy – Ranked No.1 following the award on the brand new NHMF Frameworx

We are pleased to announce that our subsidiary Purdy Contracts have been ranked No.1 following the award on the brand new NHMF Frameworx.

Purdy are proud sponsors of the Potters Bar Crusaders ‘Under 7 Raiders’

Proudly supporting youth football and potentially some new recruits and apprentices in the making.

Hyde Housing Social Value project – Millennium Community Solutions – Donated x2 Lego programmable robotics

Peter Franko – Supervisor on the Hyde Housing Safer Homes contract has wholeheartedly completed two Social Value projects in November

Hyde Housing Social Value project – Oasis Play Centre

Peter Franko – Supervisor on the Hyde Housing Safer Homes contract wholeheartedly completed two Social Value projects last month.

Congratulations to Lily McManus on Promotion to Junior Commercial Supervisor

We are delighted to announce that Lily McManus has now been promoted to the position of Junior Commercial Supervisor from 1st December 2022.

Social Value Project – Christmas presents for Haringey’s Winterfest

Charlie Harris and Reece Beckles delivered presents to Commerce Road Community Centre, for a Winterfest that has been organised for the children of Northumberland Park, in Haringey.

The Kinovo Group – A short film

We are proud to share our new short film that succinctly introduces the Kinovo Group and each of our subsidiaries, Purdy Contracts Ltd, R Dunham UK Ltd, and Spokemead Maintenance Ltd.

Kinovo attend first Echelon Improvement Partnerships (EIP) AMIP meeting

Dawn Kemp, Lee Venables and Larry Rossal one of our Electrical Apprentices from R Dunham are attending our first Echelon Improvement Partnerships (EIP) AMIP meeting.

Purdy supporting the Peabody Pantry

Over the past couple of weeks, our lovely colleagues have been bringing in donations for the local Peabody Pantry which is based in the Paradox Community Centre in Chingford.

Kinovo announce Interim Results for the six months ended 30 September 2022

Kinovo plc is pleased to report another period of strong momentum within the underlying business at this week’s Interim Results, with significant growth in both revenue and EBITDA.

Urban Gamez 10th Anniversary – Barnet Homes

Tim Blanc from Barnet Homes was ecstatic with the success of the recent 10 year anniversary for the Urban Gamez.

Purdy are proud sponsors of Urban Gamez 2022 (hosted by Barnet Homes)

Members of the Kinovo and Purdy teams have been on-site at the Urban Gamez showing support to the local event as a proud sponsor.

Peabody: Social Value project – Paradox Community Centre – Garden makeover

Purdy’s second Social Value community project that is being carried out for Peabody.

ISO Audit 9001, 14001 and 45001 passed with auditor quoting “Excellent performance & most impressed”

We are delighted to announce that last week Purdy passed their 3-day annual audit for the re-assessment of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001.

Peabody: Social Value project – Regenerating a Community garden

We are proud to be increasing the amount of volunteer projects that we get involved in. We are looking for local projects within the local communities where we have existing contracts, so that we can offer to help out.

Celebrating Kye’s 10th Anniversary at Purdy

Congratulations to Kye Gardner, one of Purdy’s Senior Commercial Supervisors, who celebrates his 10th anniversary working with the Group today, 1st August 2022.

The Young Animators have been working hard

The children at the Young Animators workshops have been very busy preparing sets, making puppets for our EV promo animation.

Purdy have received the PAS2030 accreditation

Purdy are now a PAS2030 registered installer.

Purdy work in Partnership with Hackney Council managing and delivering the ‘Reactive Works Contract’

Reactive Office Site based in Downs Road, Hackney has recently received a makeover in conjunction with Hackney Council.

Congratulations Benji Oliver – Engineer of the Month June 2022

A tough field of nominations for June, but Benji Oliver, Purdy Build’s Apprentice Plumber, came out on top with 12 of the 32 votes cast for Purdy’s EoTM.

Electric Vehicle Chargers switched on and working at Whitehill Golf Club

The two Project EV dual charging units are now up and running and in full working order at Whitehill Golf Club.

Domestic Gas Team – Worcester Bosch training

Last month the Purdy Domestic Gas Team thoroughly enjoyed and afternoon training from Matt Taylor at Worcester Bosch, on the Worcester products.

Networking Event in the Sky

Have you started to plan your itinerary whilst in Brighton attending the Chartered Institute of Housing conference?

Introducing Purdy’s Customer Service Team

Introducing Purdy’s Customer Service Team; friendly and professional in their approach, and the first people you’ll talk to when calling in.

International Women’s Day – Breaking the Bias

Our workforce is made-up of almost one third (30.77%) women in an industry that is traditionally male-orientated Construction / Build Services sector.

Head office making steps in the right direction to reduce our carbon footprint

Purdy/Kinovo Head Office are making steps towards reducing the Groups’ carbon footprint.

Congratulations Mick Cork – Engineer of the Month

Fantastic feedback has been received from one of Purdy’s clients

Electric Vehicle Charging Division

Purdy have allocated specific resource to focus on the ‘Renewables’ pillar of the group strategy.

Another Job Well Done = Another Happy Customer

Aron Rayner, Purdy’s Domestic Gas Contracts Manager, has shared the following good news story.

Wear It Pink Day

Aron Rayner, Purdy’s Domestic Gas Contracts Manager, has shared the following good news story.

Introducing our Administration Apprentices

Purdy Contracts have been working alongside Hertford Regional College (HRC) to introduce apprentices into Purdy Head office, Brooklyn Lodge.

Grace Juniper progressing to the Domestic Gas Team

Congratulations to Grace Juniper who will be starting a new challenge within the business. Grace is moving from the Customer Service Call Centre and joining the Domestic Gas Team as a Contract Administrator on Monday 13th September 2021.

Welcoming Kerry Gable to Purdy/Kinovo Group

We are pleased to welcome Kerry Gable to the Purdy team. Kerry is a new Operational Site Supervisor based in Hackney and joined us on 31st August 2021.

Welcome to Purdy/Kinovo Group Jack Gilligan

We are pleased to welcome Jack Gilligan to the Purdy team. Jack has joined us in the new Contract Manager role of our new London Borough Wandsworth Contract.

Exceptional performance in the Audit for ISO 14001 / ISO 9001 / ISO 45001

Congratulations to Hilary Clark, Peter Lees, and all involved with the interviews carried out by the auditor for the recent ISO audit carried out in August.

Dan Bevan – Electric Vehicle Charger Contract Manager

We are pleased to announce that Dan Bevan has recently been appointed a new position within the Group.

Change of name to
Kinovo plc

Bilby plc (AIM: BILB) announces that the Company is unveiling a change of name and new corporate identity.