Epsom & Ewell Borough Council have been providing a Handyman Service since 2009.
The Council has compiled a list of local contractors who have all been checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service and have valid insurance. Work can range from fixing a light switch or a general garden tidy up, to repairing a dripping tap.
To be eligible for a free or reduced cost service, applicants must be either be:
- disabled and on a means tested benefit
- aged 65 or over and a resident of Epsom & Ewell Borough Council.
Where the work is required for health, safety or security measures and does not exceed a maximum of three hours work, the Council will pay for this. Any time over this will need to be paid for by the client. All costs for materials will be paid for by the client.
For those residents who wish to undertake a major adaptation or building works, the Council can provide a list of suitable local contractors who provide maintenance, repairs and general building services.
Handyman and Home Improvement Contractor List (pdf - 636kb)
Telephone: 01372 732000