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    Communal satellite dish

    As part of my portfolio I own a flat in a residential block where the residents have installed a satellite dish but the freeholder has said he wants £50,000 per annum rent to have it on the roof. Can he charge this crazy amount?

    It will all be in the lease you have and the covenants etc, i assume you have read it or have you asked the freeholder how they have come to this '' interesting '' figure.



      Have you received a demand for £50K in writing ?

      This is a good reason why the leaseholders in your block should set up a RTM to take over administration of the service charge account.


        The 'communal' is interesting.

        Presumably lots of wiring was also involved, not just the installation of the dish itself.

        How may flats are there in the block? How many floors?
        How many are now wired up to this dish?


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