Gosport residents happy with makeover of communal space

RESIDENTS have welcomed the refurbishment of their communal area.

Monday, 6th June 2016, 5:55 am

People living in Alec Rose and Slocum House, in Gosport, are celebrating the completion of improvement work to update the communal areas and the outside of their homes.

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Gosport Borough Council contracted Novus Property Solutions to refurbish the communal lounge at Alec Rose to create a bright, modern space for residents to use.

The freshly-painted corridors have been fitted with new carpets and a small area has been created for residents to relax in. The external garden area has also been extended and re-paved. New storage sheds have also been installed at the rear of Slocum House for those residents who use mobility scooters.

Chairman of the community board, Cllr Graham Burgess said: ‘It was a much-needed renovation completed on time and in budget and to cap it all the residents are delighted with the result. We couldn’t ask for more.’