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    #16
    Not if required by the lease

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      #17
      Doing the land registry search for 40 flats will cost you £120 and, I don't believe they provide the leaseholder's contact number. The cheaper option will be to knock on doors or post a letter through the letter box, regarding the roof, asking them to get in touch or have the leaseholder get in touch if the flat is being rented out. Which other flats have the roof above them? I would probably first knock on their doors to get the ball rolling.

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        #18
        Of course repairs are required by the lease. Previous management were very prompt, someone would have come next day and repair done without delay.

        This guy took over the management 2 years ago and to date no single correspondence letter or statement from him, cowboy operation. Companies house accounts for 2018 and 2019 is empty showing £34 capital and reserves for both, it's a joke.

        Most if not all are rented, leaseholders don't live there. I don't believe leaseholders not affected by the leak will make a fuss if I contact them.

        My flat is top floor, leak is from the corner, the only one affected. But if rain water is coming into the roof for a while, timber structure is getting soaked and if wood gets rotten, the whole pitch roof and joists will collapse costing lives, disastrous consequences.

        I am planning to inform the local council and consider legal action.

        From my conversation, he sounded he doesn't care, playing games, blaming previous management and others, delaying tactics, more importantly no action or plan to, he claims he had a surveyor report and yet to email me so it's a fib, basically a conman. I will make the trip to the company address to view documents but it is a house and no one will be there.

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