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Current Maintenance Work



Current Maintenance Work

Previous Maintenance Work

Current Major Work

Previous Major Work

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Current Work Orders

Current maintenance work and that in recent months 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 Previous Work Orders.

Current contractors used for routine work below the threshold for competitive tender are Rafal Wiatek for handyman work, CSCS for building and electrical work, Snowik for buiding 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 contractor to be decided.

Status: 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 / On hold - The work cannot currently go ahead / Underway - The work has started / Completed - The work has finished and been accepted / Rejected - The work has been rejected as unsatisfactory / Cancelled - The work cannot be carried out.

DateLocationAll WorkContractorStatus
Due Planned, quoting, tendering or section 20
Summer 202229-43 St Benedicts ClosePeriodic Estate cupola re-decoration above roof, see periodic work (work split as tenders were unaffordable)To be tenderedPlanned
Summer 2022Flat blocksPeriodic flat window re-decoration, see periodic work (work split as tenders were unaffordable)To be tenderedPlanned
Summer 2022Flat blocksPeriodic flat oriel re-decoration, see periodic work (work split as tenders were unaffordable and deferred as contractors are busy and prices inflated)To be tenderedPlanned
Winter 2021-22?1-11 St Benedicts CloseUpgrade landlord electrical installation and lights to modern standards in a pilot flat block and test whether hallway bulkhead lights can operate just when someone is nearby instead of all night to cut electricity use and costCSCS (quote)Planned
Winter 2021-22Flat blocksSeal low flat block communal roof windows to prevent water entry in stormsRafal Wiatek (quote)Planned
Winter 2021-22Flat blocksFlat communal area and riser work for fire safety recommended by health & safety inspections, see periodic workRafal Wiatek (quote)Planned
On holdAll flat blocksSurvey regarding fibre to the premises broadband (deferred for Covid restrictions then until sufficiently low infection rates)BT OpenreachDeferred
Due Pending, ordered or underway
Oct-Dec 202110 flat blocksRepair and re-decoration where ceilings damaged or stained, including by water entry now roof repairs completedRafal Wiatek (routine)Underway
Oct 202118-28 St Benedicts CloseRepair riser fire door damaged by residentsSaxon (quote)Underway
2021-22 Completed
25 Nov 2021105-115 St Benedicts ClosePruning of maple tree on bank at rear (awaiting birds in nest fledging by law Jul & Sep 2021)E Payne (routine)Completed
Nov 202117-27 Carlisle WayFlush overflowing sewer caused by fat build upUnblocCompleted
Oct 2021Multiple flat blocksRe-attach loose stair edgings found by inspection securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 202131-36 Abbey DriveCheck for possible pest entry points and blockRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
6-29 Sep 202121-26 Abbey Drive & othersInvestigate and repair communal roof water entry and other roof faults identified during work (while hoist on site)CSCS (routine)Completed
6-29 Sep 2021Flat blocksPeriodic gutter checks, repairs and cleaning; roof-level repairs identified by surveyor and where damp entry at 13-27, 29-43, loose soffit grille at 1-11, displaced tiles at 61-71, damaged under cloak at 121-135, damaged verge, defective pointing at 18-28 St Benedicts Close; displaced under cloak, defective pointing, loose soffit at 39-45 Church Lane; step flashing, defective pointing at 31-36 Abbey Drive (gutter and roof work combined for economy, using hoist)CSCS (tender)Completed
8/9 Sep 2021Parking spacesRe-mark 6 remaining parking space numbers and dividers when vehicles moved (contractor failed to complete work)AMS (tender)Not done
6 Sep 20211 Carlisle WayReduction of oak tree for insurerE Payne (routine)Completed
Jul-Aug 2021All flat blocksPeriodic flat block porch re-decoration, deferred from 2020, see periodic workRafal Wiatek (tender)Completed
19/22 Jul 2021Across EstateAnnual work to trees across the Estate including completing 2020 work when trees in leafE Payne (routine)Completed
Jul 2021Various flat blocksAdjust fire doors and hinges identified by H&S inspectionRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 2021Various flat blocksRemove several foam strips obstructing fire doors identified by H&S inspectionRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 2021Various flat blocksRe-attach several loose stair edgingsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
14/15 Jul 2021Parking spacesRe-mark parking space numbers and dividers with thermoplastic (delayed because of weather)AMS (tender)Completed
2020-21 Completed
Jun 202173-87 St Benedicts CloseMultiple repairs to leaking roof including damaged tiles (urgent)Snowik (after tender)Completed
Jun 20212-12 Limetree WalkRepair leaking porch gutterRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 20212-12 Limetree WalkReattach loose stair edgingRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 2021130-133 Rectory LaneReattach television aerial cable postRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 202173-87 St Benedicts CloseReattach fence bar to postRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 2021By 111 Church LaneRemove rotten post, fence and gate as alley already has security gateRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 2021Bin storesMount no fly tipping signs on remaining bin storesRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
May 202173-87 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate leaking roof with damaged tile (urgent, needed S20 consultation)Snowik (tendered)Completed
May 20213 flat blocksReplace security glass vandalised by children with catapult or airgunRafal Wiatek (tender)Completed
Apr 20212 locationsAdjust security gates to close securelySaxon (routine)Completed
Apr 202117-27 Carlisle WayReattach loose strip to oriel (projecting feature) if possible safelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 202139-45 Church LaneAdjust flat block door latch keep so door closes securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 20213 locationsReplace closers on fire doors outside flats so close without slamming at 6 Limetree Walk, 24 & 85 St Benedicts CloseRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 202173-87 St Benedicts CloseRepair porch gutter joint to stop rain leaking outRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2021Various locationsCement gaps in relaid paving and to deter pest entry between paving and flat block 73-87 St Benedicts CloseRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2021Estate stepsRepaint step edgings with more suitable white paint following pilot testRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2021Bin storesRemove one orange pole and mount no fly tipping on bin stores at recycling locationsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 20212 flat blocksReattach loose edgings to stairs in 31-36 Abbey Drive and 14-24 Limetree WalkRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 202129-43 St Benedicts CloseAdjust or replace closer so flat block door does not slam but closes securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2021Clock towerAdjust lower door lock keep so bolt does not foulRafal Wiatek (routine)Not needed
Apr 2021Centre of St Benedicts CloseMount additional no fly tipping signs on bin stores used for recycling and remove orange post where should not be placedRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2021Across EstateReplace remaining security light fittings with LED onesCSCS (routine)Completed
Mar 2021105-119 St Benedicts CloseReattach loose block front door closer urgently and check door operationRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 202117-27 Carlisle WayRepair faulty electric door latchEntryphone (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Carlisle Way, twiceRemove fly-tipped waste on publicly adopted pavements (this took longer than its guideline)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
Feb 20213 flat blocksLift and relay paving slabs so evenly sloped to reduce trip hazards outside 21-26 Abbey Drive, 13-23 and 14-24 Limetree WalkRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Behind 31-36 Abbey DriveAdjust keep for lock on gate to access alleywayRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Rectory LaneMount camera and signs where passers-by using as toiletRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Near clock towerReseat loose fence post in concreteRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Near 19 Abbey DriveRemount loose paving slab forming step so secureRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021121-135 St Benedicts CloseReplace damaged block door closer (Director made temporary repairs, now replaced)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 20212 Limetree WalkAdjust or replace slamming fire door closerRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 202113-23 Limetree WalkRemove foam strip from fire door frame so closes securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 202187 St Benedicts CloseRe-attach and secure vent pipe in loftRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 2021Across EstateAnnual work to trees across the Estate (delayed by errors by contractor in application for Council consent)E Payne (routine)Part done
Feb 202185 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate and attempt temporary to repair leaking roof with damaged tile (main work needs S20 and quotes)CSCS (emergency)Completed
Jan 202125 St Benedicts CloseResolve fault with vent pipe in loft (unable to access, owner responsibility)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Cancelled
Sep-Nov 2020Across EstateReduced priority periodic work covered by the S20 consultation, deferred for the pandemic, see periodic workAlfred Bagnall & SonsCompleted
Nov 202013-27 St Benedicts CloseInvestigation found vent fault not roof leak (resident failed to grant access Jan 2020 then postponed for pandemic)Alfred Bagnall & SonsCompleted
Oct 2020Several flat blocksLay baited traps in communal areas of flat blocks where mice reported (owners and residents must take action within flats)Microbee (routine)Completed
Oct 2020Several flat blocksMount loose electric door releases more securely so doors close properlyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 2020St Benedicts Cl, Carlisle WayRemove fly-tipped waste on publicly adopted pavements (this took longer than its guideline)Wandsworth CouncilCompleted
Sep 2020Church LanePilot test more suitable white paint for step edgings (this was successful)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 20201-11 Limetree WalkRepair door lock where handle hangingSaxon (routine)Completed
Aug 2020All flat blocksCheck electric door releases are mounted securely, tighten screws and report faultsDirector (free)Completed
1 Aug 202029-43 St Benedicts CloseRemount electric release and keep preventing door from closing securelyAdiuvo (emergency)Completed
27 Jul 202045-59 St Benedicts CloseReplace electric release and keep preventing door from closing securelyEntryphone (urgent)Completed
2019-20 Previous maintance work is listed separately
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