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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, Unbloc for drain and sewer work, Microbee for pest control and E Payne for tree work. Reliable new building and electrical contractors are being sought. Saxon Security is the sole supplier for the security key system.

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 Planned or quoting
2020All flat blocksCheck roofs and repair any faultsPeriodic work (tender)Periodic work
202021-26 & 31-36 Abbey Drive, 1-71 St Benedicts Close rear, check othersReplace soffit vents with secure metal and repair any gaps to prevent pest entry (Abbey Drive owners chose to leave until period work when access already available so cost lower)Periodic work (tender)Periodic work
When requiredParking spacesRe-paint space numbers and dividers, correcting those faultyTBCWhen required
Awaiting rain21-26 Abbey DriveInvestigate and repair roof leak in communal hallway, probably from indented roof (leak cannot be found, needs investigation in rain)TBC (routine)Planned
Aug-Sep 2018Tree workCheck, remove dead wood and trim oaks on Rectory Lane, cut back overgrown small trees, remove dead self-seeded trees and quote to replace Indian beanE Payne (routine)Quoting
Jun 2018130-133 Rectory LaneReplace rotten and broken Estate boundary fence at front (3 estimates requested)Multiple (quote)Quoting
Jun 201829-43 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate and repair roof leak under entrance porch since scaffolding (handyman cannot do this)TBC (routine)Quoting
Jun 2018St Benedicts Close car parkReplace failed and broken street light headDJ ElectricalQuoting
2017-18 Pending, ordered or underway
Jul 2018Various locationsRepair or replace failed security lights (39-45 Church Lane, 21-26 Abbey Drive, faulty not just lamp)DJ Electrical (routine)Ordered
Jul 201829-43 St Benedicts Close, 21-26 Abbey DriveIdentify and repair landlord lighting faultsDJ Electrical (urgent)Underway
2017-18 Completed
Jun 2018Across EstateCarry out repairs from 5-yearly landlord electrical testingDJ Electrical (tender)Completed
Jun 2018Various locationsReplace failed security light lamps (39-45 Church Lane, 21-26 Abbey Drive, faulty not just lamp)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Failed
Jun 2018123 St Benedicts CloseReplace broken rainwater down pipe at rearRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 2018Various locationsAdjust block door closers where issues reported (2-12 Limetree Walk; 45-59, 18-28 St Benedicts Close)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 201873-87 St Benedicts CloseReplace broken top landing window handleRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jun 201841 St Benedicts CloseRepair leaking roof with scaffold (Parker Bromley advised cost increase, so was tendered)GS Roofing (tender)Completed
May 201835 Church LaneRepair leaking roof with scaffold (temporary repair made, accepted tender was below S20 threshold)GS Roofing (tender)Completed
May 2018All bin storesTreat bin stores and bins with insecticide to deter maggotsMicrobee (routine)Completed
Apr 201814-24 Limetree WalkRepair loose door handleSaxon Security (routine)Completed
Apr 2018105-119 St Benedicts CloseRectify failed block lightingDLC Electrical (routine)Completed
Mar 201873-87 St Benedicts CloseReplace sticking switch and adjust period lights on after pressing switch (contractor set too long)Director (no cost)Completed
Mar 2018By 39-45 Church LaneLift and re-lay level uneven paving beside block reported by H&S inspection when weather suitableRafal Wiatek (safety)Completed
Mar 2018Clock towerRepair and adjust posts and chain by tower so cannot be sat / lent onRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Mar 2018Various locationsReplace failed security light lampsRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Mar 201818-28 St Benedicts CloseReplace gutter ends over communal entranceRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb-Mar 20185, 14 & 16 Limetree WalkRepair and adjust communal fire doors and framesRafal Wiatek (safety)Completed
Feb 201835 Church LaneTemporary repair to leaking roof over loungeParker Bromley (urgent)Completed
Feb 2018Various locationsInvestigate and repair faulty security lights (first contractor did not do)Parker Bromley (routine)Completed
Feb 201873-87 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate and repair fault causing lights to stay on (first contractor did not do)Parker Bromley (routine)Completed
Feb 201831 St Benedicts CloseRepair or replace closer fouling top of communal fire doorRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Feb 201817-27 Carlisle WayResolve sewer leakage at rearUnbloc (emergency)Completed
Jan 2018127 St Benedicts CloseRepair or replace communal fire door handleRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jan 2018Further locationsFit brush seals to communal fire doors with gapsRafal Wiatek (safety)Completed
Jan 201829-43 St Benedicts CloseRepair leaking roof by wooden feature with scaffoldParker Bromley (urgent)Completed
Jan 2018Steps to Hawthorn CrescentInvestigate and resolve sewage leaking from undergroundThames Water (responsible)Completed
Jan 2018Various locationsInvestigate and repair faulty flat strip lights (first contractor did not do)Parker Bromley (routine)Completed
Dec 201721-26 Abbey DriveInvestigate and resolve issue with communal aerial freeview TVCommunity Vision (routine)Completed
Dec 20172-24 Limetree WalkFit brush seals to communal fire doors reported by H&S inspectionRafal Wiatek (safety)Completed
Nov 20171-23 Limetree WalkRepair soffit gaps and loose vents with scaffold tower to prevent pest entryParker Bromley (routine)Completed
Nov 2017Across EstateCarry out 5-yearly landlord electrical testing and certificationParker Bromley (tender)Completed
7-10 Nov 2017Remaining flat blocksReplace remaining life-expired entryphone systemsEntryphone Co (tender)Completed
Sep-Nov 20171-71 St Benedicts CloseFit grilles over air bricks to deter pest entryRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 2017Parking baysRepaint parking bay numbers and dividersTNA Services (routine)Rejected
Sep 20171-23 Limetree WalkSecure loose soffit vents with hoist to prevent pest entryTNA Services (routine)Rejected
Sep 2017By 18-28 St Benedicts CloseRepair loose stepRafal Wiatek (safety)Completed
Sep 201773-87 St Benedicts CloseRepair block front door handle and closer and adjust to closeRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 201714-24 Limetree WalkReplace block front door closer which cannot be adjusted to prevent slammingRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
May-Sep 2017Various locationsReplace and erect new security camerasRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Sep 2017Across EstateWork with Council consent to protected trees by St Benedicts Close entrance and 2 othersE Payne (routine)Completed
Mar-Aug 201731-37 Church LaneRepair roof leak - competitive tender and section 20 processParker Bromley (tender)Completed
Jul 201714-24 Limetree WalkRepair damaged sewer - insurance claim for accessUnbloc (tender)Completed
2017By 17-27 St Benedicts CloseInvestigate cost of metal fence & gate by bin store to prevent trespassSaxon Security (quote)Not proceeding
Jul 2017Estate fencingRe-attach fence rail on Church Lane, replace broken post by clock towerRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 201745-59 St Benedicts CloseRepair loose door lock and frame keep so door closes securelyRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 201725 Abbey DriveRepair or replace loose closer fouling fire doorRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 2017All flat blocksRepair damaged letterbox flaps and fit new locksRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Jul 2017Across EstateWork to non-protected trees on bank between St Benedicts Close and Abbey Drive and across Estate - 2 trees to be done in SepE Payne (routine)Completed
Jul 20171-23 Limetree WalkLay baited traps in communal areas for mice, owners must treat flatsMicrobee (routine)Completed
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