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GMS Property Support Services Ltd are a leading provider of property services within the commercial, public and corporate recovery sector. Our service is based on mutual respect, integrity and long term partnerships ensuring assets are protected at all times and remain in a condition that exceeds our customers and their insurers expectations.

For more information on our Property Services go to www.gms-property.com

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GMS Property Services

GMS Property Support Services Ltd is a leading provider of property services within the commercial, public and corporate recovery sector. Our service is based on mutual respect, integrity and long term partnerships ensuring assets are protected at all times and remain in a condition that exceeds our customers and their insurer’s expectations.

Initial Assessment and Site Surveys

On initial appointment GMS recognises the importance of securing your asset and ensuring it complies with your insurer’s code of practice as quickly, efficiently and cost effective as possible.

Initial Inspection Service

Our complete initial inspection service covers the following which is all recorded and viewed on a secure encrypted portal:
  • Inspection / Site Survey report outlining all non-compliance issues
  • Lock Change
  • Turn off supply to all utilities
  • Drain Down of water system
  • Letter Box Sealing
  • Photographs and DVD of property and assets
  • Photographs of any non-compliant issues
  • Risk Assessment
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Report of any incidents that have occurred whilst on site if deemed urgent
  • Record of all utility supplies by way of meter numbers / readings and MPAN Details
  • Installation of RFID Tags for follow up inspections

Physical Property Security

Our various ranges of products provide complete protection for all vacant property and land and whilst doing so ensures we meet insurer’s requirements but maintain value in the property.

Services available include:
  • Traditional insurance approved 12mm boarding
  • Letter Box Sealing
  • Lock Changes
  • High security steel screens
  • Steel Doors
  • Polymer Clear Screens
  • Communal Access Doors
  • Fencing & Bollards
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire Risk Assessments

Lock Changing

Securing the vacant property by changing the locks is key to its security.

Our expert locksmiths will replace the old locks with insurance compliant British Standard locks such as a 5 lever mortise, close shackle therefore ensuring you adhere to the insurance company requirements.

Risk Assessment

GMS carry out a detailed risk assessment of all properties ensuring compliance with:
  • The Regulatory Reform
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Public Liability Legislation
  • Structural and Equipment Hazards
  • Environmental Legislation
Where required GMS also offer Fire Risk Assessments for vacant, part occupied or communal areas of all types of properties whether that being commercial, residential or industrial.

Hazardous & Combustible Waste Removal

GMS offers the internal and external cleaning or clearance of properties on a national basis.

As part of our property service our officials will provide a close inspection and risk assessment of the property or site and detail any hazardous waste or harmful substances that will require disposing of. The team will manage the whole clean up and removal process from start to finish, providing all the equipment required regardless to the volume or particular waste.

Our responsibility doesn''''''''t end there; we have a responsibility to the environment to ensure the correct and proper disposal of the offending materials or substances. GMS adhere to all legal requirements and regulations as stipulated by the Environment Agency.

Services Available include:
  • Hazardous Waste Removal
  • Combustible Waste Removal
  • Identification and eradication of Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed both of which can seriously affect the value of a property and are hazardous to health.
  • Fly Tipping Removal
  • Specialist cleaning i.e. needle sweeps
  • Pest Control & disinfection
  • Landscaping
  • Garden Clearances

Property Inspection

Once the initial inspection and site survey is completed GMS offer an all-encompassing in house property inspection service centrally managed from Head Office.

Inspection Service
Our complete inspection service covers the following which is all recorded and viewed on a secure encrypted portal:
  • Inspection report outlining all internal and external codes of practice services checked and completed
  • Photographs of any non-compliant issues
  • Report of any incidents that have occurred
  • A record of all utility supplies by way of meter readings and MPAN Details
  • All properties have RFID Tags placed internally and externally within the property that demonstrates date,  time and validity that the inspection has taken place
  • Each tag is swiped for a patrol log
  • One tag on site will give a defined set of questions that relay to the codes of practice, once completed by the inspector the answers are uploaded to portal and generate automatically a word document report
  • Each employee car used also has a tracker fitted which also validates inspection service
Health & Safety
In the aspect of lone worker all inspectors book on /off of duty and conduct automated check calls every three hours via our 24/7 control room. To also protect our staff we have live car trackers that we can utilise via an encrypted portal in the event of a missed check call or wanting to find the where abouts of an inspector.


Water, Gas and Electricity Turn Off

Where applicable subject to the examples of fire sprinklers, intruder alarms, roller shutters GMS turn off all utilities to the property. GMS then drain down the water system in situ to help prevent any potential flood damage.

GMS then go a stage further and we oversee the management of the water, gas and electricity supply chain for the Appointed Administrator to prevent unnecessary bills and litigation. GMS work with you to secure the best possible price for your gas and electric contracts on the wholesale energy market whilst managing the process from validating invoices to change of tenancy when the administrator’s appointment comes to an end. This valuable service not only saves money in relation to the particular case but also on an internal FTE and adds real value.

Electronic Security Services

GMS offers insurance approved PD662 and EN 50131 Grade 2 integrated alarm solutions which combine battery-powered alarms, 24/7 monitoring, key holding service and mobile patrols to protect and deter crime from your property.

Outline of alarm solution:
  • Up to 3 month Battery life with Solar+ Technology
  • Armed and disarmed by monitoring station via password.
  • Our system use Dual technology PIR’s, door contacts, leak, smoke and vibration detectors which all communicate via a wireless network known as the MESH (multi-communication with detectors and communication centre)
  • Remote 3G monitoring with secure VPN connection to Alarm Receiving Centre. Alerts will continue to be sent until confirmation received.
  • Fully diagnostic from the Monitoring Station to avoid unnecessary cost of call outs to repair faults.

Security Services

In the event of additional security required our associated SIA ACS Company GMS Security Services Ltd can assist with the following:
  • National Key Holding & Emergency Response Services
  • National Mobile Patrol Service
  • National SIA Licensed Manned Guarding Services
  • National SIA Licensed Caretaking Services
  • Close Protection Services
  • Guard Dog Patrolling Services

Property Refurbishment

Our specialist refurbishment and cleaning services provide our customers with a total property solution.
Services offered are listed below:
  • Fire Damage Refurbishment
  • Flood Damage Refurbishment
  • Storm Damage Refurbishment
  • Electrical work carried out by a registered NICEIC Engineer
  • Gas works carried out by Gas Safe Engineer
  • Plumbing work carried out by a registered CIPHE Engineer
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Doors and windows

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