Our tenants can report repairs by calling 01202 301244, we employ a full-time team of experienced and qualified staff who are available for a number of maintenance services.

There are a number of maintenance problems which are chargeable to the tenant, you will need to speak with the maintenance department to find out how much your repair will cost.
If you want to report a maintenance issue please see further details here

What maintenance is a tenant responsible for?

  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Replacing fuses
  • Clearing blocked sinks and wastes
  • Condensation issues
  • Cleaning
  • General day to day maintenance
  • Replacing smoke alarm batteries
  • Rubbish disposal
  • Cleaning of extractors and filters
  • Garden maintenance (unless stated differently in your tenancy agreement)

If you have an emergency repair, please call us straight away instead of emailing or reporting online.

We are interested to hear your feedback about our Maintenance Department, if you have a spare 5 minutes please fill in our maintenance satisfaction form

What do our tenants have to say about us.

  • I am very happy with the property, new carpet and new kitchen!


    R. Ramsey | Boscombe

  • The staff are wonderful and very helpful. They looked after me as their customer in a very satisfying way. I’m very thankful for them.


    Mr Jumaily | Bournemouth

  • Danny was brilliant. So friendly and worked well. He is a credit to your team. Thank you.


    Sally | Bournemouth

  • Thanks everyone at DWP we’ve now bought our own flat, having been able to save a deposit because of your cheap rent. A big thanks to the maintenance team the guys always made me feel very comfortable when they came in to do any work. We have no complaints – if anything didn’t work – the maintenance team would come out and fix it. My cooker broke, they sent a new one within a couple of days. We’ve been very well looked after.


    Jo | Boscombe

  • Can I just say a huge thanks to Michele and team for the help and support helping me moving back down from up north even going the extra mile and letting me move in on a weekend after the office hours, it just shows the service I got was above the duty and so glad to become a tenant of DWP.


    Paul Brown | Winton

  • During the two years I have been a tenant of DWP I found the office staff always very helpful, particulary Michelle and Becks. They are an asset and compassionate and professional these two ladies are a credit to the company.


    MJ Walsh | Boscombe

  • A brilliant experience I was dealt with profesionally, politely and efficiently my housing offer, Rachelle Gray was excellent in every aspect. Well done Rachelle.


    Heather Brooks | Bournemouth

  • Many thanks to Morgan & the maintainance team at DWP Housing, we lost all electrics which are essential for our business at 4pm on Wednesday, all up & running again by 11am the next day, Many thanks


    Ian | Bournemouth

  • Just to Holla a message of my thanks for the recent refurb of the shared bathroom at my place in Borthwick Rd, Boscombe….Speaking as a high-end painter n decorator myself, its good to see all concerned delivering a very professional finish. My thanks to the lads who done it and to DWP for investing into the well being and comfort of your tenants. This for me is where the ‘social housing’ end of the market meets the posher end and bridges important gaps.


    Mat | Boscombe

  • Hi, I would like you to add to your testimonials a few words from me. I have been a Tenant for more than six years and would like to say thanks from my heart for the chance I got to keep my flat when I was in a bad situation due to an injury etc.I have been helped in many ways by Dave Wells properties and their wonderfull staff and got myself back on track.Thanks Michelle for rushing to my aid when I came out of hospital. All the negative things I’ve heard about Dave Wells properties is not true if you respect them and your property you will have a wonderful experience.