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Maintenance Work

Maintenance History

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Reporting Issues

The best way of reporting issues requiring maintenance is to use the Fault Report form at St Benedicts Online. If you cannot use that, you can also contact the Managing Agent by email or telephone. Toolbox

Work Orders

Current and recent maintenance work orders are listed below, covering all work except the most minor like replacing light bulbs and oiling locks. This list is usually updated monthly. Previous maintenance work is listed under Historic Work.

Current contractors used for routine work below the threshold for competitive tender are Rafal Wiatek for handyman work, CSCS for building and electrical work, Unbloc for drain and sewer work, Microbee for pest control and E Payne for tree work. Saxon Security is the sole supplier for the security key system. TBD denotes to be decided.

Status values are: Periodic work - Work will be carried out with next periodic work / Planned - Work planned in future / Claim - Insurance claim / S20 - Section 20 process required by law / Tendering - Competitive tender is being carried out / Quoting - One or more quotes are being obtained / Pending - Arrangements are being made to carry out the work / Ordered - An order has been placed / Parts ordered - Awaiting arrival of parts orderered / Underway - The work has started / Completed - The work has finished and been accepted / Rejected - The work has been rejected as unsatisfactory.

DateLocationAll WorkContractorStatus
Future / Added Planned, quoting or tendering
2020Across EstateRepair work planned is listed under 2020 periodic maintenancePeriodic work (tender)S20, Tender
When requiredParking spacesRe-paint space numbers and dividers, correcting those faultyTBDWhen required
TBAParking spacesReduce unevenness near spaces 87, 88 & 102 caused by tree roots (Rafal has withdrawn from this work, so it needs to be re-tendered)TBDTender
By Dec 2019Various flat blocksExtend TV reception to new channels since transmitter changesTBDTender
2019-20 Pending, ordered or underway
Nov-Dec 201919 Limetree WalkSupply and fit new handle to fire door.Rafal Wiatek (routine)Ordered
Nov-Dec 2019Fire hydrantsBuy online (now delivered) and erect signs for three additional fire hydrants foundOnline / Rafal (routine)Ordered
Nov-Dec 2019Flat blocksFit metal grilles (now ordered and delivered) to air bricks in remaining flat blocks that voted to pay for this to deter pest entry: 21-26, 31-36 Abbey Drive; 73-103, 105-135, 18-28 St Benedicts Close (31-45 Church Lane ; 17-27 Carlise Way declined)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Ordered
Nov 2019St Benedicts Close pathsLevel paving near blocks 89-103 & 105-119 (separated from parking space work)Rafal Wiatek (estimate)Ordered
Nov 2019Abbey DriveRemount bolt on gate for access to 31-36 Abbey Drive to engage keepRafal Wiatek (routine)Ordered
Oct-Nov 2019130-133 Rectory LaneReplace rotten fence and gate at front of blockRafal Wiatek (routine)Underway
18 Nov 2019Tree workPrune lime trees in Limetree Walk as permitted by Council (Council consent granted) and two overgrown trees in Carlisle WayE Payne (quote)Ordered
Oct-Nov 2019Across EstateReplace failed security light fittings (first part done 25 Oct, second part ordered)CSCS (routine)Underway
2019-20 Completed
30 Sep 201917-27 Carlisle WayResolve sewer leakThames WaterCompleted
Oct 2019Recycling areasErect signs on correct recycling area use (agreed at 2018 AGM)Directors / R&RCompleted
Oct 2019Fire hydrantsBuy online and erect additional fire hydrant signs found missing with Fire BrigadeOnline / Rafal (routine)Completed
Oct 2019Multiple flat blocksStop holes in risers with fireproof mastic where services enter flats and replace fire boards damaged by utility companiesRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Oct 2019Multiple flat blocksRepair loose stair nosings at 21-26 Abbey Drive, 2-12 Limetree Walk, 45-59 St Benedicts CloseRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 2019Rectory LaneRepair rotten fence rail near Carlisle WayRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 2019All flat blocksBuy online and fix large number signs recommended by Fire Brigade to flat blocks doorsOnline / DirectorCompleted
9 Sep 2019All flat blocksStructurally survey flat block external walls and corbels repaired in 2014-15 and flat interiors 31-45 Church Lane if access grantedEllis + MooreCompleted
Aug 201913-27 St Benedicts CloseRepair broken and cracked roof tiles and strut allowing water entry.CSCS (quote)Completed
Aug 2019Abbey DriveFit LED heads to three Estate street lights.CSCS (quote)Completed
Aug 2019All flat blocksReplace general signs on noticeboards (agreed at 2018 AGM)Directors / R&RCompleted
15-16 Aug 201921-26 Abbey DriveMultiple repairs following CCTV of sewers that have blocked repeatedly: insurance claim covering tree root damage, Estate covering wearUnbloc (quote agreed by insurer)Completed
Aug 2019Council street lightsFit LED heads to Council street lights with two heads in Carlisle Way (repeatedly delayed from Oct-Dec 2018 and Apr 2019)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
5 Aug 201989-103 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate and clear blocked drain / sewer causing back upUnbloc (routine)Completed
Jul 2019Across EstateReplace failed lamps in security lights (some fittings need replacing)DJ Electrical (routine)Completed
19 Jul 201921-26 Abbey DriveThames Water cleared shared sewers that have blocked repeatedly of tree roots and fat depositsThames WaterCompleted
Jul 2019Council street lightsFit LED heads to Council street lights missed in Limetree Way and Hawthorn Crescent (repeatedly delayed from Oct-Dec 2018 and Apr 2019)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
2018-19 Completed
Jun 201913-27 St Benedicts CloseClose skylight opened by resident that caused significant water entry in torrential rainRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
May 201929-43 St Benedicts CloseRepair high roof by ornamental feature leaking into loft and top floor using hoistCSCS (quote)Completed
May 2019St Benedicts CloseFit LED heads to four Estate street lights including faulty two (original contractor did not quote)CSCS (quote)Completed
May 2019Church LaneRepair fence near telephone boxRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
May 20197-10 Abbey DriveRedecorate following block door frame and glass repairRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
May 2019Three locationsReplace failed non-standard strip lights outside 26, 28 & 37 St Benedicts Close with LED lightsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2019130-133 Rectory LaneRepair damaged and rotten fence at rear of blockRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2019130-133 Rectory LaneReplace two failed lamps in security lightsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 201914 Limetree WalkReplace broken closer on fire door outside flatRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2019Two locationsErect additional security cameras by Rectory Lane and clock towerRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2019Behind 27-36 Abbey DriveInvestigate altering gate to alleyway to unlock from both sides (rejected as impractical)N/ARejected
Mar 2019Council street lightsRe-position LED light in St Benedcts Close where path to Limetree Walk is poorly lit (delayed from Dec 2018)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
Mar 201931-37 Church LaneReplace broken block door glassSaxon (routine)Completed
Mar 20197-10 Abbey DriveRepair damaged block door frame and replace broken glassSaxon (routine)Completed
Feb 201914-24 Limetree WalkReplace failed lamp in security light in alleywayRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 201918-28 St Benedicts CloseRepair block door frame and re-attach closer securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 201929-43 St Benedicts CloseAdjust block door striker plate in frame as door does not always closeRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 201973-87 St Benedicts CloseSecure or replace loose door handleRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 201929-43 St Benedicts CloseReplace broken tile on porch over block door leaking inside and outside on letterboxesCSCS (routine)Completed
Feb 20197-10 Abbey DriveRepair block door and replace broken wired glassSaxon (routine)Completed
Feb 2019Recycling pointsInvestigate removing orange poles (rejected as would cause confusion)N/ARejected
Dec 201821-26 Abbey DriveCarry out CCTV survey of sewer that has blocked repeatedly (now requires repair)Unbloc (quote)Completed
Jan 2019Limetree WalkProvide new road name sign on wall by path from St Benedicts Close as original obscured (originally due Oct 2018, completed Jan 2019)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
Dec 201817-27 Carlisle WayRepair cracked and displaced sewer with liner and patch repairs (cost required Section 20 consultation by law, now complete)Unbloc (tender)Completed
Dec 2018All flat blocksFix updated Flat Fire Emergency Plan notices to each riser doorRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Dec 201831-36 Abbey DriveAdjust block door latch and sriking plate so locks securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Dec 201811 St Benedicts CloseAdjust fire door slamming from close range - replaced closerRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Dec 201819 St Benedicts CloseRepair fire door not closing properlyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Dec 2018St Benedicts CloseReplace Indian bean (Council condition of felling original dying tree)E Payne (routine)Completed
Nov 2018Trees across EstateCheck, remove dead wood and trim oaks on Rectory Lane (needs Council consent, which has been delayed unduly), cut back overgrown small trees and remove dead self-seeded treesE Payne (routine)Completed
Oct 2018Near 31-37 Church LaneRemove vandalised fence and replace with thorny bushesRafal Wiatek & Coombe Gardeners (routine)Completed
Oct 2018All flat blocksCheck and secure all entryphone door release unitsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 201817-27 Carlisle WayCarry out video inspection of sewer that overflows and ensure caps in place to prevent smell (found to be damaged and require repair)Unbloc (routine)Completed
Sep 2018Council street lightsRepair faulty LED light at entrance to St Benedicts CloseWandsworth CouncilCompleted
Aug 2018Security gatesCheck, adjust closers and replace rubber stops on security gates to prevent slammingSaxon Security (routine)Completed
10 Aug 201829-43 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate reported roof leak under entrance porch since scaffolding (contractors unable to find)N/ACancelled
10 Aug 201821-26 Abbey DriveInvestigate reported roof leak in communal hallway (no leak found after torrential rain)N/ACancelled
Aug 2018Various locationsReplace failed security lights (39-45 Church Lane, 21-26 Abbey Drive, faulty not just lamp)DJ Electrical (routine)Completed
Aug 2018105-119 St Benedicts CloseRepair worn block door lock component so latches securelySaxon Security (routine)Completed
Jul 2018Various locationsIdentify and repair landlord lighting faults (29-43 St Benedicts Close, 21-26 Abbey Drive)DJ Electrical (urgent)Completed
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