“EeH admits St Georges Estate service charges errors at the LVT – remains to be seen whether the corrections will be applied retrospectively to ALL leaseholders”

Following an application to the Leaseholders Valuation Tribunal (LVT) for determination in relation to a number of EeH’ unfair service charges at St Georges Estate, EeH conceded the following: Communal heating charges that had been charged on property with private heating Charges for smoke detectors Charges made for tenanted properties Caretaking charges that had not […]

St Georges residents challenge actions of LBTH Planning Officers

1. Consent was granted by LBTH Strategic Development Committee in August 08 for an application for development consisting of 139 ‘market units’ and 54 ‘affordable units’ (with a tenure mix of 23 ‘intermediate’ and 31 ‘social rented’ units) together with refurbishment of existing units and provision of community facilities. 2. Central to planning officers’ appraisal […]

Planning application – Experience from St Georges estate

In relation to EeH planning application for St Georges Estate infill construction scheme, various irregularities have been observed:

a) LBTH decided that no Environmental Impact Assessemnt (EIA) was required. Instead it requested approximately 12 environmental studies to be submitted and considered prior to the decision for consent. This did not happened, the scheme was considered without important studies in place and some of them were submitted afterwards or attached to the Decision as discharge conditions.