Category Archive: Service charges

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 & Rittner impose massive service charge increases at Chelsea Bridge Wharf as of 1st April 2019

Huge service charge increases at Chelsea Bridge Wharf have now been confirmed by Rendall and Rittner (CBW Residents Meeting Minutes 25 Sept 2019) • Centurion 5.87% • Howard 8.82% • Oswald 8.13% •… Continue reading

Residents’ ‘satisfaction’ survey by Rendall & Rittner

The ludicrous ‘satisfaction survey’ closed on 18th October 2018 and Rendall and Rittner are refusing to give any date for releasing the results. The badly designed questionnaire, which  repeated many questions, actually failed… 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

Rendall & Rittner censor notes of residents’ meeting at Chelsea Bridge Wharf

Below is the text of an official complaint which I made to Rendall & Rittner  regarding the notes of  the last residents’ meeting (October 2016). The notes, which were not circulated for more than a month after the meeting, systematically censored the vocal… 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

Chelsea Bridge Wharf Residents’ Newsletter – Latest Issue

Download latest issue here. cbw-news-v2-1-10-16

CHELSEA BRIDGE WHARF RESIDENT TELLS BERKELEY HOMES SOME UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS

On 24th August 2016, temperatures in London reached 33 C (91 F). At Chelsea Bridge Wharf, residents were forced to keep their windows closed as Berkeley Homes continued to use heavy diesel engined… Continue reading

Residents to be charged three-quarters of a million pounds + for new car park doors and entryphone

The service charges are already grossly inflated and there is no case whatsoever for these doors. Have there been numerous break-ins to the car park on P2? Have there been intruders to the building? Official statistics show that since CBW was built there has been one break into the car park and one attempted break in. The Community Safety Officer has advised that the existing doors are fit for purpose.