Category Archive: profiteering

12th August – 6.30pm : The residents’ meeting with no interaction

Rendall and Rittner have decided to hold the twice yearly so called ‘residents’ meeting’ purely online.  A justifiable decision perhaps, due to COVID19 but what is not  justifiable is making the meeting ‘broadcast… Continue reading

325% (three hundred and twenty five per cent) increase in RENDALL AND RITTNER DIVIDENDS to shareholders

Rendall and Rittner 2019 accounts deposited at Companies House on 14th May 2020 show a 325% year on year increase on the dividends paid to shareholders (from £121,410 in 2018 to £515,920 in… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner – service charges for 2020 go up by 17% at Chelsea Bridge Wharf (30% increase over 2 years)

On 28th Feb I received the latest service charge demand from Rendall and Rittner. The quarterly service charge from 1 April 2020 (1 bedroom flat in Warwick building)  is £710.19  representing a 17%… Continue reading

Guardian story: ‘It’s felt life-ruining’: flat owners face huge bills for new cladding

This story below has many parallels with the situation at Chelsea Bridge Wharf especially in terms of the escalating costs of round the clock fire warden patrols and problems with buying and selling…… Continue reading

Residents’ Satisfaction Survey: more dishonesty, excuses and obfuscation from Rendall and Rittner

More than a  year on from the closure of the residents’ satisfaction survey and residents have still not been given the results by Rendall and Rittner. At a residents’ meeting on 25th September… Continue reading

Rendall and Rittner – 17.5% service charge increase

In April 2018, without resident consultation, collection of service charges for Warwick Building was transferred from L&Q housing association to Rendall & Rittner. The author of this blog has confirmed that service charges… Continue reading

Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market: call for evidence

The government consultation on cracking down on abuses by managing agents and letting agents closes today at 11.45 pm https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/protecting-consumers-in-the-letting-and-managing-agent-market-call-for-evidence Residents are encouraged to give their views about Rendall and Rittner’s management at… Continue reading

Battersea Power Station traffic speeding through pedestrians – Rendall & Rittner not interested

Rendall & Rittner are responsible for managing this road but have allowed it to become dangerous. Despite numerous resident requests they claim they can do nothing about the fact that 100% of the… Continue reading

Crazy driving in 5mph zone – Battersea Power Station Development Company bus (operated by GUTSI ‘executive transfer’)

Battersea Power Station Development Company bus (supplied by GUTSI ‘executive transfer) and van in interesting manoeuvre on 5 mph road. Berkeley Homes opened up this quiet service road without consultation with residents, but… Continue reading

Rendall & Rittner have increased service charge by 6.7% at Chelsea Bridge Wharf – Inflation is under 1%!

The author of this blog has received notification of service charge rate for 2017/18. It represents an increase of nearly 7% year on year. Rendall & Rittner have refused to supply a  copy of the presentation they gave at… Continue reading