The Jumble Trail will take place on Sunday 21st September 2014 10am-3pm. in the mile around St James Street Station. Front gardens will become stalls selling bric-a-brac, crafts, clothes, cakes etc. If you live in the area it’s a great opportunity to find a new home for stuff you never use. For everyone else its […]
Find out how to buy your freehold
On Wednesday 30th July Leasehold Solutions are giving a Q&A on this with a focus on how it works for Warner flats. There are a lot of things wrong with leasehold law but the right to buy the freehold (aka Collective Enfranchisement) is one of the good things about it. For some background information, ALEP […]
Who foots the bill for terrorism cover?
Is it necessary, and if so, who pays? It seems even the experts disagree. A Leasehold Valuation Tribunal recently asked to address these questions promptly had its verdict reversed by an Upper Tribunal. Eleven residents of a small block in Swindon asked the LVT to determine whether their landlord had a right to charge them […]
How to buy your freehold
Some Warner residents have already bought their freehold. Others want to know more about it. So we asked some specialists in leasehold law to address a local meeting to talk through the basics of how it works, what it costs, who is eligible, and why it’s worth doing. 7.15pm, 30th July. Priory Court Community Centre […]
Warner history celebrated in the E17 Art Trail
This year the Warner Estate and its history is featured in several Art Trail events. The E17 Art Trail, now in its 10th year, runs for two weeks from 31st May to 15th June. W.E: The Ex-Warner Project is a fascinating photography and audio exhibition at the former Warner Rent Office, 2A Rushbrook Cres, open […]
Does Walthamstow need a landlord licencing scheme?
Should landlords be licenced? This was the focus of a meeting of Walthamstow tenants on 7th December, addressed by Stella Creasy, MP and Councillor Marie Pye and co-organised by Movement for Change. The question may not seem immediately relevant to leaseholders, but read on. Firstly when when landlords ignore major repairs or infestations, it means misery […]