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APSE Building Maintenance Seminar 2023

Incorporating the APSE National Apprentice Awards 2023

5 and 6 October 2023
Oulton Hall, Leeds


Seminar Programme 



State of the Market – Local authority building maintenance
Vickie Hacking, Principal Advisor, APSE

Implementing low cost, creative engagement tools
Lucy Downham, Strategic PR Manager, Wigan Council

The role of procurement in helping achieving Net Zero Carbon
Darya Bahram, Research Associate, Kings College London

Minor Adaptions resulting in major impacts
Chris Donnison, Building and HVE Service Manager, Stockton-on- Tees Borough Council

Building safety management
Ian Gardener, Director of Property, Wolverhampton Homes

Protecting tenants in their homes: Fire Doors
Gerry Doherty and Nicky Grant (Major Works), Fife Council

A retrofit pipeline for economic renewal
Loretta Hoy MSc, Green Sector Growth Manager, Essex County Council

Decarbonising through mine water to heat homes
Chris Fridlington, Assistant Director for Development, Bolsover District Council

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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