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Current Maintenance Work



Current Maintenance Work

Previous Maintenance Work

Current Major Work

Previous Major Work

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Reporting Issues

Preferably report faults on the Estate using St Benedicts Online but they can also be reported to the Managing Agent.


Current Work Orders

Maintenance work planned, underway and completed in recent months is listed below except for the most minor (like replacing lamps or oiling locks). This list is usually updated monthly. Previous maintenance work is listed under Previous Work Orders.

Contractors used for routine work below the threshold for competitive tender are Rafal Wiatek for handyman work, CSCS for building and electrical work, Snowik, Bagnalls, and Offeld for buiding work, Unbloc for drain and sewer work, Microbee for pest control, Entryphone for entry systems and E Payne for tree work. Saxon Security is the sole supplier for the security key system. TBD denotes the contractor is 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
On holdAll flat blocksSurvey regarding fibre to the premises broadband (deferred for Covid restrictions then until sufficiently low infection rates)BT OpenreachDeferred
2022-2320 flat blocksUpgrade landlord electrical installation and lights to modern standards in remaining 20 flat blocks with detector bulkhead lights in hallways to cut electricity use and cost (tender once results of pilot known)Subject to tenderSection 20
2022-2317 flat blocksReplace communal staircase wooden windows with maintenance-free uPVC windows (instead of re-decorating them)Subject to tenderTendering
Due Pending, ordered or underway
Jul 202218-20 St Benedicts CloseRepair damage from leaking water meter at 22 (once further leak repaired), stain block and re-decorateRafal Wiatek (routine)Pending
Jun 2022132 Rectory LaneRepair damage from leaking water stop valve at 133 (now repaired), stain block and re-decorate (from Jun 2022)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Pending
23 May 2022 onSome flat blocksPeriodic flats oriels (projecting feature) repair and re-decorationOffeld (tender)Ordered
23 May 2022 onAll flat blocksPeriodic flats high level wooden windows repair and re-decoration (not communal staircase windows)Offeld (tender)Ordered
23 May 2022 onSt Benedicts ClosePeriodic repair and re-decoration of Estate cupola on roofOffeld (tender)Ordered
May 2022 onAll flat blocksPeriodic flats low level wooden windows repair and re-decorationRafal Wiatek (tender)Ordered
May 20221-11 St Benedicts CloseUpgrade landlord electrical installation and lights to modern standards in a pilot flat block with detector bulkhead lights in the hallway to cut electricity use and cost (as the first test light fitted works successfully)CSCS (quote)Parts ordered
May 202222 St Benedicts CloseRepair further leak after water meter removedCSCS (urgent)Ordered
Apr 2022 onAll flat blocksSeal gaps under riser doors and (after landlord electrical work if cabling required) in risers in flat communal areas for fire safety as specified (PDF, 287kb)Rafal Wiatek (quote)Underway
Apr-May 202213-27 St Benedicts CloseProvide access in seal for landlord electrical meter replacement (done) and reinstate fire seal after meter replacement (ordered)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Underway
2021-22 Completed
May 202231 Church LaneRemove accessibility handle and railing no longer needed, make good and re-decorateRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Apr 2022All flat blocksSeal gaps between flat communal area fire door frames and walls for fire safety, replace any missing hinges and screws and seal gaps into flats around services as specified (PDF, 287kb)Rafal Wiatek (quote)Completed
Apr 20223 flat blocksRepair damaged or missing strips on sides of communal staircasesRafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
9 Apr 202217-27 Carlisle WayReplace faulty pneumatic timer light switchDirectorCompleted
21 Mar 2022Estate treesEmergency work to make two trees with hanging or damaged branches safe after recent stormsE Payne (emergency)Completed
Feb 202214-24 Limetree WalkRepair and re-decorate communal area ceiling damaged and stained by water entry (was delayed while roof was checked)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
14 Feb 2022Carlisle WayRepair car parking area damaged by tree rootsCSCS (quote)Completed
Jan 20222-24 Limetree WalkInvestigate reported roof leak in communal area of 14-24, check rest of roof and quote to repair (no leak found)CSCS (quote)Completed
Jan 202217-27 Carlisle WayRepair damaged roof underfelt in loftCSCS (quote)Completed
Jan 2022121-135 St Benedicts CloseRepair riser fire door damaged by residentsSaxon (routine)Completed
Oct-Dec 202110 flat blocksRepair and re-decorate ceilings damaged or stained, including by water entry (after roof repairs completed)Rafal Wiatek (routine)Completed
Nov 202118-28 St Benedicts CloseRepair riser fire door damaged by residentsSaxon (quote)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 upUnbloc (urgent)Completed
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)Rafal 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
To 2020-21 Previous maintance work is listed separately
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