Block Management Upminster
As a specialist Block Management Company we are operating in Upminster.
History of Upminster
Upminster is situated in Essex, 17 miles east of Charing Cross. It was first recorded in 1062 as Upmynstre. It was named Upmunstra, in the 1086 Domesday Book in the era of King William I "The Conqueror", (r.1066-1087). It is derived from the Old English word upp and mynster, meaning "the large church on high ground".
The area around Upminster was originally wooded until the 12th century, when land was used for arable farming. Agriculture was predominant in the area; and by the 17th century there was a good selection of crops and livestock. Market gardening flourished in the 19th century. Many windmills were built in Upminster at this time. A smock mill built in 1803, still remains. Local industries consisted of a tannery, gravel extraction, and a brick works that was connected to the railway station by a tramway, in 1895.
New developments in Upminster
Bellway New Homes have on offer a new development, St George's Park, Hornchurch, London, RM12. Prices range from £285,000 to £414,500. The development has 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom homes, 3 bedroom homes, 4 bedroom homes and 5 bedroom homes. The Help to Buy Scheme is available, with just a 5% deposit.
The layout of every home is spacious and versatile, with open plan interiors. Residents have the opportunity to choose interiors, including flooring, laminate and carpets, bathroom tiles, kitchen doors and units, and electrical appliances.
Residents have the benefit of pleasant landscaped communal gardens. Car parking is included to all properties, with electric charging points to certain plots; and there is secure cycle storage.
The Fairways - Hall Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 1AU
The site has master planning permission for up to 37 new homes.Plans have recently been submitted for 35 3, 4 and 5 bedroom detached houses in this desirable residential area close to Upminster Golf Club. The location is just a short walk from the city center and offers excellent road and rail links as well as a range of retail and local amenities. The railway station provides a reliable direct connection to central London and the Central Line via the c2c London Fenchurch St Line and the District Line (London Underground). Upminster also has a number of excellent schools to choose from including Coopers Company and Coburn School and Sacred Heart Catholic School for Girls. Once complete the site will provide a high quality substantial housing development.
What our CEO, Mary Anne Bowring, likes about Upminster
I had a good walk with my family in the Parklands open space. It was great to have a picnic in the woods, and we saw some wildlife, with a beautiful lake, very picturesque.
Things to do in Upminster
Parklands Open Space, Upminster, Essex, RM14, is a conservation area. There are pleasant woodlands, with many varieties of trees. This is ideal for picnics and recreation. The lake offers good views, it is rich in wildlife, and is popular for fishing. A river runs through the park, and there is an archery centre.
Swiss Cottage - MOre things to do.....
Cranham Golf Course, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster, London, RM14, is an 18 hole, part 67 public golf course. It has an island green on the last hole. The course is kept in good condition, and is one of the best drained courses in Essex.
Top 3 Block Management Companies in Upminster
Ringley Group – specialising in the block management of residential flats
Balgores - 63 Station Road, Upminster RM14 2SU
Beresfords, Station Road, Upminster RM14 2UB
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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.