South Gloucestershire Handy Van Scheme

Our Handyvan team can offer an extra pair of hands to make your life easier, carrying out both small and larger jobs around the home and garden.

The services are available to all residents of South Gloucestershire. There are subsidised rates for home owners and private tenants who are over 60 years old and/or registered disabled for Home Maintenance.

The service is available to all home owners and private tenants who are either over 60 years old or of working age with disabilities.

This service is not available to Housing Association or Private Landlords.

Home Maintenance

  • plumbing repairs and maintenance
  • carpentry
  • flooring timber and laminates
  • painting and decorating
  • fencing, decking repairs and replacement
  • curtain poles and blinds
  • shelves
  • flat pack furniture building
  • tiling and grouting

Other services provided:

The HandyVan team now offer a School and Commercial Building minor works maintenance service.

  • Plumbing, repairs and maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Window and door repairs
  • Glazing
  • Painting and decorating
  • Drains

Please contact us to discuss your requirements, advice or a quote. 01454 864011 or Handyvan@southglos.gov.uk

Garden Maintenance

  • Grass cutting and strimming
  • Lawn care and weeding
  • Hedge trimming and shrub pruning
  • Patio and decking repairs
  • Fence repairs
  • Painting panels and sheds
  • Gutter cleaning and repairs

Minor electrical work

  • Replacement/additional sockets and lights
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Replacement fuse boards
  • House rewire
  • Test and Inspection

Home security

A free home safety and security service is available to home owners, occupiers and private tenants on request or referral. Improving the security of your home will reduce the risk of burglary and help make you feel safer in your home.

Large scale repairs

Larger repairs and home adaptations are offered at non-subsidised rates. Please contact us to discuss your requirements, advice or a quote.

Contact details

Service details

  • Alternative names: South Glos Handy Van Scheme
  • Is there a cost for these services? no
  • Cost information: The minor household repair service is restricted to jobs of less than 3 hours, subsidised rate £10.00 per hour + VAT.
  • How can people access this service? Telephone
Updated: within the last six months.
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