urgent works

Urgent Maintenance Work Delivered

Block of flats in urgent need of major works. Achieved Residential Property Upper Tier Tribunal.

A block of flats in Walthamstow, London were in need of major works after landlord neglected to maintain the buildings for over 12 years.

Complex Project to a Tight Budget

It was clear that if major works were not carried out, the building would further deteriorate which would incur greater costs and increased inconvenience for tenants.

As a result, our client instructed us with the complex task of consulting and initiating major works to a block of flats where non-of the external works to the fabric of the building have been attended to for a significant period.

The task was complex as we were conscious of affordability to the client, and so we importantly worked to the client’s budget.

Resolution

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable lawyers, surveyors, property managers and contractors worked collaborated to complete the project.

The expertise of our team were key to planning the rebuild efficiently, legally and safely.  We successfully identifies implemented health and safety measures for the site, according to CDM- Regulations 2007. This included creating method statements for the works to be carried out, in order to protect the contractors, occupiers and visitors. Compliance to health & safety regulations ensures that the works can be carried out safely and quickly, avoiding any unnecessary delay and costs.

With a carefully calculated budget, our team then initiates invitations to tender and to procure best prices from contractors willing to carry out the required works.

With significant experience within our team on major works, we compiled the scope of works to outline a specific plan. Our team successfully oversaw and managed the project, resolving and attending to contract administration, drawings, variation orders and disputes.

The Conclusion

The client fulfilled his obligation in accordance with his lease. The lessees were left with major maintenance on the building which would last for the next 20 years.

To consult our team for any major works required, please contact the team today.

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