Living Space Housing appoints new contracts manager

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contracts manager, Dan Summers,

Living Space Housing has appointed Dan Summers as its contracts manager, as the team expands to deliver 580 affordable homes over the next 18 months

Dan Summers has been a contracts manager for over 15 years, joining Living Space from Harper Group PLC.

He has previously worked for Seddon Construction Ltd, CALA Homes, Speller Metcalfe, Mansell PLC, Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon.

Summers has extensive experience of managing new build residential projects from a technical, procurement, delivery and aftercare perspective, working for both Registered Provider clients and housebuilders.

Having launched to the market in 2019, Living Space already has a total of 406 residential plots under control, representing a combined construction value in excess of £61m.

Managing supply chain relationships

Steve Davies, managing director of Living Space Housing, said: “Dan Summers has been brought on board to oversee all of our Telford projects; we have three affordable housing schemes within the town located off Britannia Way, Park Road and Majestic Way.

“He will manage the key supply chain relationships and be an integral part of our management communication channel.

“As a highly experienced contracts manager, Dan will implement our wide-ranging quality standards, troubleshoot where required, and ensure our build programmes are kept on track.”

Dan Summers, contracts manager for Living Space Housing, added: “It is a privilege to be joining Living Space at this stage of its growth cycle when so many new sites are coming on stream.

“The company is well-funded and helping to meet the chronic shortage of affordable housing within the Midlands and beyond.

“I am looking forward to supporting the site managers across our portfolio of Telford developments and working alongside Living Space’s supply chain to ensure the best possible product is delivered to our customers and residents.”

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