Block Management Barking
As a specialist Block Management Company we are operating in Barking.
History of Barking
Barking is a town in East London, England, and forms part of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is 8.8 miles (14.2 km) east of Charing Cross and is one of 35 major centres identified in the London Plan.
The town historically formed an ancient parish in the county of Essex. Its economic history is characterised by a shift from fishing and farming to market gardening and industrial development, and then to post-industrial decline.
The original parish church, All Saints, was destroyed by the London Blitz in 1940 and replaced with a modern building on the same site, which remains Barking's main church today.
New developments in Barking
There are a number of large-scale developments taking place in Barking at present, which is likely to have a positive impact on property prices in the area.
The most significant development is the Barking Riverside scheme, which will see the construction of 11,000 new homes on a former brownfield site. This project is currently underway and is due to be completed by 2023.
In addition, there are plans to build a new £1 billion shopping centre in Barking town centre, which is expected to create around 5,000 new jobs. This development is currently in the planning stage and is due to be completed by 2025.
Finally, there are also plans to build a new £500 million business district in Barking, which is expected to create around 10,000 new jobs. This development is currently in the planning stage and is due to be completed by 2030.
Barking is an up-and-coming area of London, with a number of large-scale developments taking place at present. The developments are expected to have a positive impact on property prices in the area, making it an attractive place to invest in the future.
Finding good tenants and renting your property effectively does not always mean the same care to put into maintaining the property. The Management team that provides services has the necessary systems in place, which creates the perfect platform for an outstanding service. Our purpose is to provide a high-quality management service as well as rent your property effectively. We are here to give the care and attention, you deserve – A team you can rely on. Our Sales and Lettings team consists of property experts who have vast experience and sound knowledge of their area. Each dedicated expert will provide the support you require through the process of selling and letting your property.
What our CEO, Mary Anne Bowring, likes about Barking
Barking has a vibrant cultural scene, with a number of events and activities taking place throughout the year.
The most popular event is the Barking Carnival, which is held every summer and attracts around 80,000 people. The carnival features a parade of floats, live music, and food stalls.
Barking is a historic town with plenty to see and do. The town's Abbey is a grade I listed building and one of the most important religious sites in England, while Barking Park is a large 64-acre public park perfect for a day out.
Things to do in Barking
There are a number of things to do in Barking, ranging from tourist attractions to activities for residents.
Barking Park is a large public park located in Barking, London. The park covers an area of 64 acres and features a number of amenities, including a children's play area, tennis courts, and a bowling green.
The Museum of London Docklands is a museum located in the docklands area of London. The museum covers the history of the port of London, from its origins in the Roman period to its present-day role as a major container port.
Barking also has a number of annual festivals, including the Barking Folk Festival, the Barking Jazz Festival, and the Barking Beer Festival.
In addition, there are a number of regular events held in Barking, such as the weekly farmers' market and the monthly vintage market.
Top 3 Block Management Companies in Barking
Ringley Group – specialising in the block management of residential and mixed buildings, based locally in the Borough of Camden.
Bairstow Eves - 74 Station Parade, Barking IG11 8EA
ARQ Homes - located at 355-357, Barking Rd, London E6 1LA
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1 Castle Road
London, NW1 8PR
0207 267 2900
11 Swan Street
Manchester, M4 5JJ
0330 174 7777
122 West Bute Street
Cardiff, CF10 5EN
0330 174 7777
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Pym Court, Cambridge
A development of 90 flats over 4 blocks. We have overseen remedial works to cladding areas, inadequate internal compartmentation. We are now dealing with other fire safety deficiencies.
Prospect Place, Cardiff
982 homes in Cardiff Bay. We have weighed up options for failed brick slips, compartmentation, fire doors. Building Safety application lodged, developer on site remediating cladding.
Avante Court, Kingston
86 homes in Kingston where the owners had no recourse to developers. A series of EGMs were used for compartmentation works and fire safety upgrades. Member’s contributions were used to raise monies fast.
Agar Grove, London
Acting for Freeholder on this development, beset by significant structural heave movement damage and water ingress problems. We are appointed as advisers, liaising with leaseholders.
Lime Tree Place, Witham
LIME TREE PLACE
99 Flat conversion suffered pressurised water supply failure, resulting in flood damage to over 50% of the apartments. Appointed as Contract Administrator, we have lead the strip out.
Langley Square, Dartford
728 homes, 4 RMCs and a host of compartmention woes leaving owners at a loss. We have worked with the developer to get professional experts fees paid and hundreds of thousands of pounds of remedial works done.
Client Fund Debtors
RFAS has cleared £763,3955 worth of debtors. Recoveries are as follows:Chauser Place-£17807.92-From ATLAS BMC Ltd ,King Regents Place-£16,972-British Gas,Heia Wharf Block C-£9,492-Ground Maintenance.
Fastest Service Charge
The Accounts has been circulated within 6 months and No Section 20B notice has been served - Northiam Management Limited as RFAS main objective is to issue the accounts within 6 months from financial.
5 Years of Accounts Cleaned
Due to diminishing lease, the freeholder expenses cannot be recovered. There was also a variance on each service charge, thus the accounts were unfinished. This year we shortened the accounting period.
Recovery of Arrears
Ringley Law was instructed on the recovery of service charge arrears totalling circa £53k from a commercial property spanning 3 units. We have successfully recovered the majority of the arrears in excess of £42k.
Property Litigation Dispute
A litigated matter involving multiple disputes over the course of 4 years. A proactive approach was adopted and Ringley Law was successful in recovering £10k whilst continuing to resolve remaining disputes.
Breach of Lease
A breach of lease matter was attended, as the owner refused to respond to communications from the Managing Agent. Ringley Law engaged with the owner. The breach was remedied within 24 hours.
Valuation for Secured lending purposes of £11.50m portfolio including shops, offices and residential. The instruction required inspection, measurement and valuation for seven properties.
Valuation for accounting purposes of £750,000 portfolio including shops and residential. The instruction required inspection, measurement and valuation for seven properties located around north London.
A Bank lending Valuation. The instruction required assessment of end values and development costs of a site with planning permission for 11 detached and semi-detached houses with underground parking.