Talkington Bates wins second sheltered homes contract

18 July 2013 by
Talkington Bates wins second sheltered homes contract

Independent contact caterers Talkington Bates has won its second catering contract for a sheltered housing site this year, beating off several other contract caterers to win the new business in Newport, South Wales.

Starting last month, the three-year contract is set to provide catering for the 38-resident Aneurin Bevan Court, which is part of the Newport City Homes sheltered housing operation.

Sarah Burt, sheltered housing manager at Newport City Homes, praised the caterer's bid for its suitability to sheltered accommodation's needs, which can demand flexibility when it comes to diabetic residents, or those who might have low cholesterol, or cultural food needs.

"Talkington Bates demonstrated to us that it puts residents first and is prepared to go the extra mile. We felt that they offer a tailor-made solution for the needs of our site," she said.

Earlier this year, the firm won a contract with sheltered housing and care service provider Retail Trust, based in London, Derby and Manchester, making the Newport win the company's second since January.

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking