Keeping our customers safe – SLH awards EICR Testing Contract to local family run company RPS Group.

SLH are delighted to announce that family run local company Rothwell Plumbing Services Group (RPS Group) has been awarded a 5 year contract to deliver SLH’s Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) testing to maintain the electrical safety of in all SLH homes and buildings helping to keep our customers, homes and communities safe.

As a responsible landlord, SLH carry out an electrical inspection at least every 5 years to ensure all electrics in our customers’ home are safe. This service checks the safety of all electrical installations in the property, such as light fittings, sockets, and the consumer unit.

RPS Group are specialist’s in delivering Renewables, Plumbing & Heating, Mechanical & Electrical and Gas Servicing solutions and are the largest independent specialist heating contractor in the North. As a trusted suppler, RPS Group’s experienced staff have been supplying installation, repairs and maintenance of the gas central heating and hot water systems to SLH customers for the past 12 years, as well as providing solid fuel servicing and more recently, air source heat pump servicing in new and existing homes.

RPS Group have offices in Carnforth, Wigan and North Shields.

Richard Hayes, Director of Homes at SLH, said: “SLH is committed to the safety of all our customers and Building Safety is of paramount importance in all our decisions.  We are delighted to be expanding our partnership with RPS Group who are a local contractor, employing local people to undertake this essential service for our customers. We have a great partnership with them, having worked with them for the past twelve years, so we know that they have an excellent track record in delivering quality and value for money services, and their extensive knowledge and experience ensures that both our electrical and gas services are compliant with industry standards and Consumer Regulation.”

“RPS Group also shares our commitment to reducing our environmental impact and we look forward to working with them to develop sustainable and green initiatives in the future that will help cut our carbon footprint and support our Net Zero ambitions across our new and existing homes.”

Graham Rothwell, Chief Executive at RPS Group, commented: “We are delighted to be appointed to undertake the EICR testing on behalf of SLH. This bolsters onto the compliance services we already provide SLH with, which includes gas servicing, air source heat pump servicing and solid fuel servicing.

As a local company it’s fantastic to be working in the South Lakes Community delivering these important services, keeping properties compliant and residents happy!”

As part of our commitment to keep you and your home safe, if you ever notice a problem with any of your electrics, please contact our customer services team on 0300 303 8540 who will be happy to assist you.

You can also find out more about electrical safety at and check out our leaflet below:

Company Overview

Established for over 35 years Rothwell Plumbing Services Group (RPS Group), are a family run business who are specialists in what we do. We’ve built a reputation over the years for delivering quality, technical ability, and excellent customer care across our work.

RPS Group are specialist’s in delivering Renewables, Plumbing & Heating, Mechanical & Electrical and Gas Servicing solutions.

We work with our customers every step of the way. From helping you secure funding for renewable installations, to the maintenance and care of existing systems, such as boilers, heat pumps and Solar PV. RPS Group are in a unique position to provide a full 360 service to our customers. We’re the largest independent specialist heating contractor in the North, who work on both public sector and private sector projects, including new build, retrofit, refurbishment and maintenance contracts. With over 200 employees including skilled tradespeople, experienced staff, and dedicated Customer Care support teams – RPS Group provides a complete package to our customers.

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