Known Responsibilities of the SRA

(these can change when it suits the director and committee)

The SRA is responsible for the following, it had been requested to have this information confirmed in writing during 2017, however to date it hasn't been forthcoming therefore this list may not be inclusive, if in doubt please direct your enquiries to the Director of the SRA.

    The Sycamores Residents Association are responsible for:

    Structural Flooring where flood damaged due to external factors (ie ‘Acts of God’), Roof Structure including Tiling, Damp Courses,  Exterior Brickwork, Exterior Window Cleaning, External Services: Electricity, Water Pipes, Drainage, Exterior Wooden Doors & Window Frames (not including Glazing), Exterior Decoration to Properties and Garages.

    Flats / Apartments:  Entry Door System Sevicing Communal Areas Decoration, Carpets and Cleaning,

    Communal Areas:  Electricity Charges, Community Centre: Decoration, Carpet and Cleaning, Heating, Lighting, Water Rates.  Servicing/ Replacement of Facilities (Hoover, Water Heater etc), and of course Fire Safety and related issues.

Residents Responsibilities

(this information is taken from the Lease Document)

There is an Annual Service Charge which the residents pay towards the upkeep of the estate.   In an attempt to assertain what exactly was covered by the Service & Maintenance charge - the Director and Secretary confirmed verbally that the company is responsible for the following, it had been requested to have this in writing however to date it hasn't been forthcoming therefore this list may not be inclusive.

The Residents (Leaseholders) are responsible for:

    Heating System, Kitchen Fittings & Appliances, Bathroom Fittings & Appliances, Internal Plumbing & Fittings, Internal Electrics and Fixed Appliances (eg Alarms), Stud Walls, Ceilings, Floor Coverings, Structural Flooring (unless flood damaged – see above), Decoration, Window Glazing only if original wooden frames still in place, PVC/ non original Doors and Window Frames. 

Residents (Leaseholders) restrictions:

These are historical conditions (dated 1986) which were put in place by the original Landowner. Since the transfer of ownership to the SRA, these restriction are still in place: ie they have been adopted by the SRA, a few of the restrictions within the Lease  are as follows: 

    • No structural alterations without consent from the lessor (now the SRA), which should not be ‘unreasonably witheld’, requests must be made in writing to the committee.

    • Permission also needed for any additions to the property eg new patios, fences, plants, or shrubs.

    • No unauthorised fixings to be attached to external walls or roofs.

    • No pets allowed without consent of the committee.

 

February 17, 2020

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