To all leaseholders of 5 Courtenay Road, Waterloo, Liverpool L

It is the intention of Courtenay Road management limited to enter into an agreement to carry out works in respect of which we are required to consult leaseholders (see Note 1 below).

  1. The works to be carried out under the agreement are as follows:
    1. To drop the kerb in two area at the front of the property, both to a width of 2.2 mtrs, to allow vehicle access to parking bays at the front of the property.
  2. A description of the works to be carried out under the agreement may be inspected at our liverpool office at 134 Derby Lane, Liverpool L. A scan of the documentation is also available on the Courtenay Road knowledge page at: www…….. (See Note 2 below).
  3. We consider it necessary to carry out the works because;
    1.  It is a condition of the mortgage entered into by one leaseholder
    2. Estatically it will help improve the kerb appeal of the property and thereby resale potential
  4. We invite you to make written observations in relation to the proposed works by sending them to (address of landlord or manager).
    Observations must be made within the consultation period of 30 days from the date of this notice. The consultation period will end on(insert date 30 days from the date of the notice) (see Note 3 below).
  5. We also invite you to propose, within 30 days from the date of this notice, the name of a person from whom we should try to obtain an estimate for the carrying out of the proposed works described in paragraph 2 above (see Note 4 below).

Signed:

‘duly authorised agent of Courtenay Road management limited’

Address: Courthill House, 60 Water lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AJ
Date: 11th November 2015

Notes

  1. Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (as amended) (‘the 1985 Act’) provides that a landlord (as defined by Section 30 of the 1985 Act) must consult leaseholders who are required under the terms of their leases to contribute (by payment of service charges) to costs incurred under qualifying works, where the contribution of any one leaseholder will exceed £250. ‘Qualifying works’ are defined by Section 20ZA of the 1985 Act.
  2. Where a notice specifies a place and hours for inspection:
    1. the place and hours so specified must be reasonable; and
    2. a description of the proposed works must be available for inspection, free of charge, at that place and during those hours. If facilities to enable copies to be taken are not made available at the times at which the description may be inspected, the landlord shall provide to any leaseholder, on request and free of charge, a copy of the description.
  3. The landlord has a duty to have regard to written observations made within the consultation period by any leaseholder or recognised tenants’ association. ‘Recognised tenants’ association’ is defined by Section 29 of the 1985 Act.
    1. Where a single nomination is made by a recognised tenants association (whether or not a nomination is made by any leaseholder, the landlord shall try to obtain an estimate from the nominated person.
    2. Where a single nomination is made by only one leaseholder (whether or not a nomination is made by a recognised tenants’ association), the landlord shall try to obtain an estimate from the nominated person. (3) Where a single nomination is made by more than one leaseholder (whether or not a nomination is made by a recognised tenants’ association), the landlord shall try to obtain an estimate:
      1. from the person who received the most nominations; or
      2. if there is no such person, but two (or more) persons received the same number of nominations, being a number in excess of the nominations received by any other person, from one of those two (or more) persons; or
      3. in any other case, from any nominated person.
    3. Where more than one nomination is made by any leaseholder and more than one nomination is made by a recognised tenants’ association, the landlord shall try to obtain an estimate
      1. from at least one person nominated by a leaseholder; and
      2. from at least one person nominated by the association, other than a person from whom an estimate is sought as mentioned in paragraph (a).