Chelsea Bridge Wharf Residents’ Association – still no account of income and expenditure

Despite several requests from residents over a period of many months, the Chelsea Bridge Wharf Residents’ Association still refuses to give an account of its income and expenditure. To the best of my… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner – 11% service charge increase at Chelsea Bridge Wharf and £700 ‘cash call’ per leaseholder

The notes from the Rendall and Rittner meeting on December 12th 2021 showed that large service charge increases were on the way. Although as ever the information provided was muddled and incomplete (no… Continue reading

Retendering of the Management contract Right at Chelsea Bridge Wharf

Notes from a residents’ meeting on 9th December 2021 Summary On 9th December, at a well-attended online meeting organised by Mike O’Driscoll (Warwick resident) residents met to discuss options for taking back control of Chelsea… Continue reading

You’re Fired! – Rendall & Rittner given 10 days’ notice at VISTA development

VISTA is a neighbouring development to Chelsea Bridge Wharf. As previously covered on this blog, Berkeley Homes recently sold the Freehold of Vista to a subsidiary company of Landmark Investments – Harland (PC)… Continue reading

Chelsea Bridge Wharf Residents’ Survey 2021

The initial report from the above survey is now available here OVERVIEW Over half of respondents are dissatisfied with the overall performance of the managing agent (Rendall and Rittner). 20.6% are neutral and just… Continue reading

Berkeley Homes selling freehold at VISTA – could Chelsea Bridge Wharf be next?

Berkeley Homes contacted VISTA residents some time ago to inform them that they intended to sell the freehold. It is not clear what the value is but there are rumours of £10 million… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner – 16 x contract inflation on cladding remediation and 27% commission?

An article in the Sunday Telegraph details claims that freeholders and managing agents, including Rendall and Rittner, are alleged to be making unjustifiable commissions and inflated quotes: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/uk/everyone-just-looking-make-profit-people-taking-advantage-cladding/ One example given relates to… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner Action Network

The Rendall and Rittner Action Network (RRAN) is a collaboration of residents in Rendall and Rittner managed developments, working together to share information and strategies in order to combat unreasonable service charges and… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner ‘Late Payment’ charges rise by 277%

The author of this blog noted in early May 2021, while helping a resident with a query about service charges, that the Rendall and Rittner ‘late payment fee’ had mysteriously risen from £18… Continue reading

Advice to Warwick Building Residents (cores 1 to 3) regarding lease extensions

Dear Resident, This message is intended for leaseholders in Warwick building (cores 1 to 3 : flats 1 to 166 approximately). If you are a tenant you should not be concerned but please… Continue reading