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Out of hours emergencies: 0345 606 7660
For all URGENT block communal maintenance issues occurring out of hours (i.e. after 5.30pm Monday-Thursday and after 5.00pm Fridays, weekends and Bank Holidays), please contact our emergency service on 0345 606 7660.

All non-urgent issues will be dealt with during our normal Monday-Thursday office hours of 9.00am-5.30pm and Friday 9.00am-5.00pm.

Out of hours support for non-emergencies: 101
For support with non-emergencies, including antisocial behaviour and rough sleeping, please report to the police by calling 101.

Compass Maintenance Contact is Judy Wyatt

Maintenance
Please report all communal maintenance issues using our online portal. This is monitored between the hours of 9.00am and 5.30pm from Monday to Thursday, 9.00am and 5.00pm Friday, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays.
Click here to report a problem
Window Cleaning
Windows are cleaned on a quarterly basis. You will receive a leaflet in your letterbox a few days before the works are carried out.
Car Parking
If you are unsure of your space allocation, please refer to your Lease document or tenancy agreement. If someone is parking in your space, please place this notice on the windscreen of the vehicle.
Download a windscreen notice
Compass Block Management does not have the power to clamp or remove vehicles. If you have reason to believe that a vehicle has been abandoned, please report this to the local authority. 
Noise Complaints
To report a noise complaint, you must provide the number of the apartment responsible. We will then write to the apartment in question.
Click here to report a noise complaint 
For persistent noise complaints, please report to Birmingham City Council by clicking here.
Building Insurance
Please click here to request a digital copy of the building insurance certificate.
Subletting Information Form
Please ensure that each time there is a change in your tenancy details that you complete and return a Subletting Information Form to judy@compass-bm.com.
Failure to do so may result in delays with access information for new tenants and / or insurance being invalidated if a property is left vacant for any period of time but not declared. Please click here to download a form SUBLETTING INFORMATION FORM
Cleaning
The communal areas are cleaned once a day. 
Your Handbook
Click to download theKingscourt Handbook
Fire Instructions
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Refuse & Recycling
Your waste and recycling is collected by Birmingham City Council.
Click here for your collection day and other information about the service.

The code for the bin store is C2468Y.

Bulky Waste
If you would like to dispose of bulky items such as furniture and appliances, please arrange a collection with Birmingham City Council.
Click here to book a collection.
Please do not leave bulky items in the bin store as they will not be collected.
Replacement Fobs
We will be changing access from a code to a fob system. Further details to be provided shortly
Share Certificate
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Grounds Maintenance
There are no communal grounds at this development.
Fees and Charges
Please click here to view COMPASS – ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES.2020

 

Fire Alarm Testing
Fire alarms and smoke devices are tested to British Standards.
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To report a fault out of hours, please contact our emergency service on 0345 606 7660
Dealing With Conflict & Confrontation From Other Members Of The Public
A reminder that members of staff for Compass Block Management are not police officers or police staff. They do not have any police powers. They are members of public and have the same rights and obligations of any other member of the public.

If any incidents do occur, please contact the police immediately via 999 (for all emergencies) or 101.

Meter Cupboards for BT / Sky Engineer Access
Please note that the cupboards will be open on WEDNESDAYS ONLY each week for BT / Sky engineer access. The cupboards will be opened up in the morning and shut too at the end of the working day.

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Heading: Temporary Changes
Date: 03/07/2020

Details: We are currently carrying out a few temporary changes at Kingscourt Arena.  A quick summary of the main changes as are as follows:-

  • The code access will be changing from code to fob access – further details to follow in due course which will confirm the timings and arrangements for fob e morning and distribution
  • The cupboards which BT / Sky engineer need to access will be open one day a week only on a Wednesday.  The cupboards will be opened up in the morning and shut too at the close of the working day.
  • A reminder that for those apartments that have a parking space, there is only one allocated parking space.  For occupants with more than one vehicle, you will need to make alternative arrangements to park off site.  Failure to comply will result in a breach of lease and charges incurred by the property owner
  • Car park signs – car park signs are being produced and will be displayed in the car park to avoid any confusion as to exact car park numbers
  • As logged on 30th June 2020 below, contractors have been booked out to renumber the apartments that were previously numbered by City Nites

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Heading: Apartment Signage
Date: 30/06/2020

Details: Contractors have been instructed to change the numbers on the City Nites apartments back to the original apartment numbers.

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 15/06/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – update 12.06.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 05/06/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – update 05.06.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 29/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – update 29.05.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Police Update
Date: 28/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – West Midlands Police update 28.05.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 15/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – update 15.05.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Police Update
Date: 15/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands Police update we have received Covid 19 – police update 15.05.2020

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Heading: Dumped Rubbish – Block A
Date: 11/05/2020

Details: Can the person responsible for dumping a bag of rubbish outside Block A door to the car park, please remove within 24 hours and dispose of correctly in the bins provided.  Failure to do so will result in us examining the CCTV footage to identify the miscreant and subsequently issuing a clean up charge, breach of lease charge and admin charge.  For property owners with tenants in situ, please contact your tenants immediately about this to ensure that they are not responsible.  Thank you.

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 07/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid 19 – update 07.05.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 05/05/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid update – 01.05.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 27/04/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid update – 24.04.2020

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 20/04/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received Covid update

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Heading: No Water
Date: 09/04/2020

Details: Following reports of no water at Blocks C and D, we have instructed the contractors, Mossvale, to attend as soon as quickly as possible.

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Heading: Fire Extinguishers & Fire Signs
Date: 01/04/2020

Details: A number of the fire extinguishers have been replaced.  New signs above the fire extinguishers have been ordered.

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Heading: Rubbish
Date: 01/04/2020

Details: A reminder to all residents not to dump rubbish in the car park.  All rubbish and waste should be disposed of correctly in the bins provided.  We have received reports that some residents in Blocks A and B are dumping rubbish.  Breach of Lease charges will be incurred by those found to be dumping rubbish, together with clean up charges.  For owners with tenants in situ, please ensure that this is relayed to your tenants.  Thank you.

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Heading: West Midlands COVID-19 Update
Date: 01/04/2020

Details: Please see West Midlands update we have received:-

West Midlands COVID-19 Update

Latest updates as at: Monday 30 March 2020, 20:00

Purpose of this briefing

This is a regularly updated briefing which aims to give regional stakeholders:

·         An overview of the spread of COVID-19 in the urban West Midlands (Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton)

·         A single view of the actions of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) and the Mayor of the West Midlands in response to COVID-19

·         A guide on where to find detailed regional information to support the existing national Government guidance

Latest Headlines

·         There have been 1,372 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the West Midlands. This makes the West Midlands the biggest regional hotspot for COVID-19 after London.

·         Work has begun on a new Nightingale Hospital at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull with capacity for 5,000 beds which will open in mid-April [BBC News, 27 March 2020]. Work has also begun on a mortuary at Birmingham Airport with the capacity for 1,500 bodies [BBC News, 27 March 2020]·         86% reduction in public transport journeys in the West Midlands as the public follow Government advice [TfWM, 29 March 2020]·         Set up Community Support Hub website, where people can find local groups near them [WMCA, 27 March 2020]

 

Key messages to the public

Stay at home

You must stay at home, only leaving for the following very limited purposes: 

·         Shopping for basic necessities, as infrequently as possible

·         One form of exercise a day – for example, a run, walk or cycle – alone or with members of your immediate household

·         Any medical need, to provide care or to help a vulnerable person

·         Travelling to and from work, but only where this absolutely cannot be done from home.

Protect the NHS

You must stay at home to protect the NHS

·         The NHS only has a limited number of doctors, nurses and specialist equipment

·         We are working around the clock to increase NHS capacity

·         The more people who get sick, the harder it is for the NHS to cope

·         We must slow the spread of the disease so that fewer people are sick at any one time.

Save lives

You must stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. The police will have the powers to enforce the following restrictions:  

·         Dispersing gatherings of more than two people in public, excluding people you live with

·         Issuing fines to anyone who does not comply with these rules

·         Closing shops that are not essential, as well as playgrounds and places of worship.

Message from Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

“We’re in the midst of an immensely challenging time for everyone in the West Midlands, and we’re all rightly worried about our family members, friends and neighbours. The West Midlands response has been phenomenal. There are plenty of tough weeks ahead, but I know we are well placed to get through this. Thank you to everyone for showing such resolve and responsibility. Please follow the Government advice, stay at home, protect our NHS, and save lives.”

 

Further information

·         View details of WMCA COVID-19 support and guidance

·         Latest WMCA Communications updates

·         Full guidance on staying at home

·         Find the most up to date medical advice

Latest COVID-19 Public Health England and NHS update

·         There have been 1,372 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the West Midlands. This makes the West Midlands to biggest regional hotspot for COVID-19 after London

·         Work has begun on a new Nightingale Hospital at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull with capacity for 5,000 beds which will open in mid-April [BBC News, 27 March 2020]. Work has also begun on a mortuary at Birmingham Airport with the capacity for 1,500 bodies. [BBC News, 27 March 2020]Confirmed Cases

Local Authority                                       Sat 28/3               Sun 29/3         Mon 30/3

Birmingham                                            428                       513                 578

Coventry                                                 54                         79                   101

Dudley                                                    83                         122                 136

Sandwell                                                116                        138                 144

Solihull                                                   54                          74                   87

Walsall                                                   108                       125                 151

Wolverhampton                                      116                       153                 175

Totals                                                      959                      1,204               1,372

Correct as at 17:00, 30 March 2020

 

 

   

Further information

·         Latest PHE / NHS data on COVID-19 cases in the West Midlands

 

WMCA’s response to COVID-19

WMCA has been focused on the following six areas of activity in response to COVID-19, working closely with our seven constituent councils, and focusing on the areas where the Combined Authority can add to what is being done by Government and other public bodies:

·         Strategic Co-ordination across the Public Sector: Working together across the public sector to ensure that the response to COVID-19 is joined up and effective as possible

·         Protecting the Regional Economy: Working with businesses and representative organisations to make sure that support is provided to businesses and workers to ensure the West Midlands economy can recover as swiftly as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak

·         Running the Transport Network: Reducing services because of the guidance limiting travel in the region, but running sufficient services on train, Metro and bus networks to allow key workers to get to their work in a safe manner

·         Supporting All Our Communities: Ensuring all communities of the West Midlands are looked after during the COVID-19 outbreak, including all faith and ethnic minority groups and other vulnerable groups such as the homeless, those with mental health issues or disabilities and older people

·         Communicating with the Public: Giving clear guidance to people in the West Midlands about what they are expected to do during the COVID-19 outbreak

·         Adapting the WMCA’s Own Operations: Ensuring our staff are safe and healthy, while continuing the activities of WMCA.

Strategic Co-ordination across the Public Sector

Context: The response to COVID-19 will require the joined-up working between different public sector organisations to tackle the outbreak and the impact on public services and the regional economy. WMCA is well-positioned to work closely with public sector bodies given its existing collaborative working relationships, particularly with councils and with those agencies involved in transport, housing, skills, employment, policing and health.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Work closely with other public sector organisations

·         Support regional resilience planning and resourcing

The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         Regional Strategic Co-ordinating Group: (Senior leaders from West Midlands Police, Councils, NHS, PHE, WMCA) reporting to COBR in London

·         Regular Mayor and Council Leaders Conference Calls (Mayor, Council Leaders, Respective Chief Executives, briefed by other agency leaders e.g. Chief Constable of West Midlands Police)

·         Calls between the Mayor and leaders from the NHS, Public Health England, Police and other public bodies.

 

Protecting the Regional Economy

Context: The public health measures, which have been implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19, are having a huge impact on the West Midlands economy. Government has put in place unprecedented support measures to help businesses and workers through this time. The WMCA is working with representative organisations to make sure that this support is getting through to businesses and workers, and is working on plans to accelerate the economic recovery after the COVID-19 outbreak.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Monitor the latest economic situation for businesses in the West Midlands

·         Ensure Government support is reaching West Midlands businesses and workers

·         Lobbying Government to secure further support for West Midlands businesses and workers

·         Prepare for the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak

·         Connecting West Midlands businesses with the frontline public sector organisations e.g. the NHS, who may need support.

The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         Regular Economic Contingency Group meetings (WMCA, Councils, TUC, LEPs, Chambers of Commerce, West Midlands Growth Company, Bank of England, BEIS)

Latest updates:

·         Set up West Midlands COVID-19 Business Support website, which sets out the support available to businesses and key contacts in the West Midlands [WMCA, 25 March 2020]·         Lobbied for further support for self-employed workers, in the run up to the Chancellor’s announcement of further measures [WMCA, 24 March 2020; GOV.UK, 26 March 2020]·         Promoted Government request for engineering support for ventilator manufacturing to West Midlands firms [GOV.UK, 16 March 2020], with Meggitt, the aerospace company based in Coventry, forming part of the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium [Meggitt, 30 March 2020]·         Organising a series of sector-based business roundtables to understand the impact of COVID-19 on different sectors and how well current support plans are working

·         Working with banks (Lloyds, NatWest, HSBC UK and Barclays) in the region to ensure that businesses have sufficient liquidity.

Running the Transport Network

Context: Due to the Government’s guidance limiting people’s movement, Transport for West Midlands has been working with operators to reduce the number of services to the appropriate level to be sufficient for key workers.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Run a limited service to allow key workers to access work and residents to be able to access essential shopping and healthcare

·         Protect the health and safety of all those working on the transport network

·         Ensure that operators are able to able to reinstate full transport services when the lockdown is finished.

The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         TfWM

·         Bus Alliance (bus operators across the West Midlands)

·         West Midlands Rail Executive (councils and rail operators in the West Midlands)

Latest updates:

·         Train, Metro and rail networks are operating reduced services because of the updated Government COVID-19 guidance [West Midlands Network, 30 March 2020]·         86% reduction in public transport journeys in the West Midlands as the public follow Government advice [TfWM, 29 March 2020]·         Public are urged not to travel in the West Midlands unless absolutely necessary  [TfWM, 23 March 2020]·         Train franchise agreements are suspended and emergency measures are implemented where train companies operate services for a management fee [GOV.UK, 23 March 2020]·         Transport construction projects controlled by TfWM, including Midland Metro Alliance works are temporarily paused [MMA, 23 March 2020]·         Peak time travel restrictions are lifted for older passengers to be able to access dedicated supermarket opening hours [TfWM, 18 March 2020]·         Cleaning services are strengthened on bus, train and metro services across the West Midlands. [TfWM, 18 March 2020]

 

Supporting All Our Communities

Context: During this challenging time for the region, all communities need to come together to support people, particularly those who are vulnerable. WMCA and councils are working together to ensure that community efforts can contribute to the overall response to the COVID-19 outbreak effectively.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Work with faith and community organisations to co-ordinate support for those who need it

·         Support vulnerable communities in the West Midlands like those with mental health issues, disabilities or the homeless

·         The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         Faith leaders who have previously been engaged by WMCA, for example at the Mayor and Faith Conference

·         WMCA and Mayor’s Office working closely with local authorities

Latest updates:

·         Set up Community Support Hub website, where people can find local groups near them [WMCA, 27 March 2020]·         Making a listing of online learning courses available for people who are furloughed or working from home in the West Midlands [WMCA, 27 March 2020]·         Hosted a webinar meeting of faith leaders to discuss community support offered by faith groups, encourage congregations to worship safely from home, and tackling hate crime

·         Launched a new call for donations to the Change Into Action alternative giving scheme to help the homeless in the West Midlands [WMCA, 25 March 2020]

Communicating with the Public

Context: During the COVID-19 outbreak, it is critical that the public understand the medical guidance and act accordingly to tackle the virus. Due to restrictions on contact, public services will also have to change, and these changes need communicating to the public. Furthermore, this will be a worrying time for residents, and there is a need to reassure and comfort people, and to celebrate positive stories of people supporting one another through the crisis.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Ensure people in the West Midlands understand the Government’s guidance

·         Provide clear regional guidance on changes to public services, such as new transport timetables or skills provision

·         Explain what is being done in the West Midlands and reassure the public that there is a committed regional response to the crisis

·         Make the case for further Government support.

The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         Regular Regional Press Briefing Sessions: These briefing sessions for the press are hosted by representatives from a range of public sector organisations in the region, including the Mayor, Public Health England, the NHS, West Midlands Police, the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Birmingham City Council, and the Local Resilience Forum

·         West Midlands Regional Communications Directors’ Calls: These calls allow Communications Directors from councils, WMCA and other public bodies to co-ordinate communications activities across the West Midlands.

Latest updates:

·         Amplifying the Government’s official guidance on COVID-19 to people in the West Midlands through WMCA’s communications channels

·         Providing clear regional guidance on changes to public services, such as new transport timetables or skills provision

·         Explaining what is being done in the West Midlands and making the case for further Government support through the Mayor’s media appearances.

 

Adapting WMCA’s Own Operations

Context: WMCA as an organisation has responsibilities for supporting economic growth in the West Midlands, including transport, housing, skills, and making sure everyone in the West Midlands benefits from that economic growth through work on areas like mental health and homelessness. During the COVID-19 outbreak, WMCA will adapt to support the immediate needs of the West Midlands, working closely with public sector partners, and will also ensure that essential WMCA activities continue.

The purpose of this activity is:

·         Keep our staff and those of our suppliers safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak

·         Reprioritise effort towards meeting the immediate needs for tackling the COVID-19 outbreak

·         Ensure essential WMCA operations continue.

The structures leading this work in the West Midlands are:

·         WMCA Senior Leadership Team, led by Deborah Cadman, Chief Executive, WMCA

·         TfWM Leadership Team, led by Laura Shoaf, Managing Director, TfWM

Latest updates:

·         Staff members have been instructed to work from home if they can, and only essential staff can work at the WMCA office at 16 Summer Lane in Birmingham

·         Supporting WMCA suppliers by shortening payment terms from ’30 days’ to ‘zero days’ and bolstering the team to ensure fast payments [WMCA]·         Providing financial assurances to colleges and adult education providers in the West Midlands about future payments from WMCA. [WMCA, 24 March 2020]

 

 

 

Heading: Coronavirus (CORVID19) – ISOLATION
Date: 31/03/2020

Details: ISOLATION

If you are in self-isolation because you have or may have contracted Covid-19 it is vital that you let us know as soon as possible so that we can contact the rest of the residents to let them know that they should take extra precautions and increase their sanitation and so that, as necessary, we can organise a deep clean of the communal areas in accordance with PHE guidance.

When you contact us, please can you also advise how you are organising deliveries, particularly food, to your apartment and how rubbish is to be disposed of. Please remember: –

  • rubbish should only be placed outside of your apartment door at a specific time for collection.
  • that whoever is picking up the rubbish should be properly protected.
  • that all rubbish must be double bagged.
  • rubbish which contains personal waste (e.g. tissues) and cleaning cloths must be isolated within the flat for 72 hours before being disposed of in communal bin stores.

We would also ask that you also let us know if you become aware that any of your neighbours have gone into self-isolation.

For further useful guidance regarding isolation and social distancing please go to

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others
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Heading: Coronavirus (CORVID19) – update
Date: 24/03/2020
Details: Following government guidelines, all staff for Compass Block Management are working remotely from home until further notice. Please continue to report any block maintenance issues via our online reporting system.

If you wish to speak to a member of staff by phone but are experiencing any problems getting through, please email enquiries@compass-bm.com. Please leave your name, phone number, first line of your address and a quick summary of your enquiry in order that we may forward onto the relevant member of staff to respond to you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we work to maintain services as much as possible during this period.

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Heading: Coronavirus (CORVID19)
Date: 18/03/2020

Details: As you will be aware, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is spreading across the country and is a cause for concern for all of us. It is anticipated that COVID-19 will cause disruption to all businesses and to our day-to-day lives over the coming weeks and months.

As the government’s guidance is likely to change as time passes, we would like to make you aware we have a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place to enable us to maintain a level of service during these unprecedented and difficult times.

Our office is currently open, but we have systems in place to allow our staff to work remotely if required. However, in the event that our BCP is put into effect and our office has to close, even with key staff working from home and engineers/contractors in the field, it is highly likely that you will experience some disruption in the services provided due to reduced capability. We will do whatever we can to minimise any such disruption but would ask for your patience and understanding while we work to maintain services during this period.

You will appreciate this is an evolving situation. We will continue to act on the advice provided by Public Health England and will inform you if there is any material change to our business continuity. 

For further information and the latest advice regarding CORVID-19, please visit: –

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

As it important that we are all kept up to date about the spread of CORVID-19, we ask that you inform us immediately if you or if you know of anyone in your apartment block who has either been diagnosed with CORVID-19 or advised to self-isolate. We can then make the other residents and the building service contractors aware of the situation.

We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Important – For Owners & Residents

To help protect the developments and individual properties during this period, we urge owners to ensure that all their electrical appliances, boilers, heaters, water supply, kitchen and bathroom plumbing are checked and maintained to minimise leaks.  For all owners & residents, please ensure that the security of the development is maintained by ensuring the communal doors are shut when entering and exiting the premises.  Please also be mindful of your neighbours regarding noise, especially during the day with more people having to work from home during this difficult period.

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Heading: Water Supply
Date: 13/03/2020
Details:
Severn Trent have advised they are will be in the area between 16th March until 22nd March 2020 to carry out some essential maintenance works and checks on the pipes.   They advise that in order to cause as little disruption as possible they will only be working between the hours of 10.00pm and 6.00am from Monday – Sunday.  They state that their work will only impact on your property for a short amount of time as they progress through the area.  Please see letter attached for further information and useful advice if you find that your water is discoloured – Severn Trent Letter – Kingscourt Arena

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Heading: Roller Shutter – Blocks C & D
Date: 12/11/19
Details:
Unfortunately, the roller shutter is not working for Blocks C & D.  Contractors have been out to check the electrics and the main roller shutter company are arranging for an engineer to attend.

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Heading: Roller Shutter – Blocks C & D
Date: 10/09/19
Details:
Following contractor attendance and a replacement part being ordered, contractors are due to attend on 17th September 2019 for the repair.

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Heading: Remedial Works
Date: 10/09/19
Details:
Contractors have been instructed to attend to the following works:-

  • Blocks C & D Car Park Entrance: there is a gate to the side of the roller shutter which previously has been bolted shut. Someone has taken these out and it needs to be re-secured, ideally in some way that is permanent.
  • Block C Door Exiting onto 1/F Balcony: please install a digi-lock onto this door so that we can control access to the balcony.
  • Block A Entrance: the three lights in the porch ceiling directly in front of the Block A entrance and City-Nites office entrance don’t appear to be working and need checking/repairing.

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Heading: Lift Panel in Block B
Date: 06/09/19
Details:
We have booked out Jackson Lifts given that the panel in the lift for Block B is currently lit up and the alarm symbol is illuminated.

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Heading: Lights and power out in Block A
Date: 02/09/19
Details:
We can confirm that an engineer was immediately booked out following reports that the lights and power were out at Block A. The contractors acknowledged us and know that it is marked as urgent.

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Heading: Lifts in Blocks A & B out of order
Date: 14/08/19
Details:
We can confirm that an engineer from Jackson Lifts is booked to attend to the issue with the lifts not working.

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Heading: Water Pump Maintenance Work
Date: 18/07/19
Details:
Please be advised that maintenance works will be carried out to the water tank on Monday 29th July 2019.  As such, the water supply will be switched off between 10.00am – 4.00pm whilst works are being undertaken.  Please ensure that all taps are turned off on the day so that when the water supply is turned back on, this will avoid any leaks within your property.  Thanking you for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Heading: Water Pump Cleaning
Date: 20/06/19
Details: 
The water tank will be cleaned and the chlorination checked on 29th July 2019 for Kings Court and 24th June 2019 for Arena View.  This may cause a disruption to the water supply between 10.00am – 3.00pm whilst this service is carried out.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Heading: Roller Shutter Gate
Date: 13/05/19
Details:
Contractors have been booked out to attend to the roller shutter gate following a report that the gate is stuck.

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Heading: Water Pump Cleaning
Date: 13/03/19
Details: 
The water tank will be cleaned and the chlorination checked on Thursday 13th June 2019 for Kings Court and Monday 24th June 2019 for Arena View.  This may cause a disruption to the water supply between 10.00am – 3.00pm whilst this service is carried out.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Heading: Lift Number 1
Date: 12/03/19 – UPDATE
Details: The lift engineer has been in attendance and we have been updated to advise that the lift is now in full working order.

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Heading: Lift Number 1
Date: 12/03/19 – UPDATE
Details: The contractor has been in attendance in relation to the electric supply.  We have been advised that the lift is still stuck on the top floor with the doors stuck half open / half closed.  We have contacted the lift engineers immediately asking that an engineer attends urgently.

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Heading: Lift Number 1
Date: 11/03/19 – UPDATE
Details: We have been advised that the engineer has been in attendance and there is no fault with the lift itself.  The issue is down to the electric supply to the lift on site.  We have therefore booked out an electrical contractor to attend as soon as possible.

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Heading: Lift Number 1
Date: 11/03/19
Details: We can confirm that the lift engineer has been instructed to the lift that is out of order. 

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Heading: Faulty Vehicular Gates
Date: 22/02/19
Details: Contractors have been instructed and a contractor will be on site shortly to attend to the issue with the faulty gates.  The gates have been left open in the meantime.

Heading: Fire Panel Blocks A and B
Date: 19/02/19
Details: Contractors have been instructed and a contractor will be on site tomorrow (Wednesday 20th February 2019) to deal with the issue of the fault to the alarm for Blocks A and B.

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Heading: Meter Readings
Date: 19/02/19
Details: To confirm that from Wednesday 20th February 2019, residents can gain their meter readings direct by accessing the meter cupboards following the installation of digi locks today.  Please note that the code is provided within the Handbook for this development (located within the tabs for the development on this site) but for quick ease of reference the code is C0312Y.

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Heading: Meter Readings
Date:
08/02/19
Details: Contractors are booked to install digi locks to the meter cupboards. Once installed then residents will be able to gain their meter readings as required. Please revert to the Handbook within this development information for details and code information thank you. 

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Heading: Lift in Block A
Date:
25/10/18
Details: We have received a report that the unit panel inside the lift at Block A has fallen off again. We have contacted the lift engineers, Otis, asking them to attend as soon as possible especially as they confirmed that they had previously attended on 6th October 2018. 


Heading: Replacement of Carpets to Communal Areas
Date:
22/10/18
Details: We have now entered into a contract for the carrying out the replacement of carpets to the communal areas as first described in the notice of intention to leaseholders dated 14th August 2018. We can confirm that T & D Group have been formally instructed and we await confirmation on the start date for works. 


Heading: Recycling Bins
Date:
09/10/18
Details: We have spoken with the Council today who have confirmed that there is a city wide problem with the collection of the recycling bins. Can we ask that in the meantime residents dispose of all rubbish including their recycling rubbish in the general waste paladins provided. Please ensure that all cardboard is broken down to fit into the bin allowing for other residents to add items too. Please do not leave items outside of the bins as this will not be collected. Thanking you for your co-operation. 


Heading: Lift in Block A
Date:
03/10/18
Details: The lift engineers, Otis, have been booked out to attend to the unit panel inside the lift at Block A which is falling off. 


Heading: Car Park Space Numbering
Date:
25/09/18
Details: We are looking to obtain recommendations and quotations for car park spacing and numbering following reports that some residents are parking their additional cars in other residents’ spaces. Please note that residents must only park within their allocated space. For residents with more than one vehicle you will need to make alternative parking arrangements outside of the development for your additional vehicles. 


Heading: Lights and sensors
Date:
25/09/18
Details: We have instructed contractors to attend to look at the lights and sensors on site with the possibility of putting more sensors on site. 


Heading: Leaks
Date:
20/09/18
Details: Contractors have been booked out to attend to a leaking pipe in the car park in Blocks C and D. They have also been booked to attend to slow leak from pipes under Block B which is going into car park for Blocks A and B. 


Heading: Issue with light outside Apartment 29
Date:
19/09/18
Details: Contractors have been booked out to attend to the light that has gone outside Apartment 29. 


Heading: Automatic Gates Update
Date:
17/08/18
Details: The gate specialist company has advised that their engineer should be on site between 2.30pm and 3.00pm today to repair the gates. 


Heading: Automatic Gates Update
Date:
15/08/18
Details: The gate specialist company has provided a quotation for works following their attendance yesterday. The works have been authorised and they are organising for a contractor to attend on site tomorrow to repair. 


Heading: Automatic Gates
Date:
15/08/18
Details: Following a report that there was an issue with the gates, contractors have been in attendance. Unfortunately, the system is not resetting. The gate specialist company has therefore been instructed for attendance today. 


Heading: Intercom Front Door
Date:
15/08/18
Details: We understand that the intercom is not working in Block B. Contractors have been instructed to attend. 


Heading: Front Door
Date:
15/08/18
Details: Contractors have been instructed to attend to the front door following a report that the door is not closing and is staying open. 


Heading: FIRE SAFETY
Date:
20/06/18
Details: FIRE SAFETY – we would remind all residents that details of what to do in the event of a fire can be found by clicking on the YOUR HANDBOOK tab above and scrolling to the FIRE SAFETY SECTION that starts on page 8. 


Heading: Intercom outside Block B
Date:
15/06/18
Details: Contractors have attended to the intercom as no audio or speech coming through door panel. Parts have now been replaced and should all be in working order. 


Heading: Smoking
Date:
14/06/18
Details: Please note that smoking is strictly prohibited within the communal areas whether inside or out. For leaseholders with tenants in situ, please ensure that this is relayed to your tenants. Thank you. 


Heading: Bins & Homeless People
Date:
30/05/18
Details: A reminder for all residents to ensure that they close and lock the bin codes as there have been reports of a few homeless people setting up in the bin stores and making a mess.
If you do also have problems with homeless people at the development, please do not hesitate to contact the police via their “101” number as advised to us by them. Thank you. 


Heading: Intercom – Block B
Date:
18/05/18
Details: Contractors have been booked out following notification that there is an issue with the intercom for Block B. 


Heading: Smoking
Date:
16/05/18
Details: For smokers, please note that there are signs with regards to smoking in and around the development which must be adhered to. Please do not throw cigarette ends on the floor or look to extinguish cigarettes by using the walls of the development. Thanking you for your co-operation. 


Heading: Disruption to Water Supply
Date:
05/04/18
Details: Please note that the annual water tank chlorination will be taking place on Thursday 19th April 2018 for Kings Court and Tuesday 24th April 2018 for Arena View. As a result, the water supply to your apartments will be turned off for approximately 4 hours while the chlorination takes place. Please be prepared for this disruption. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your co-operation and understanding. 


Heading: LED Lights in Car Park
Date: 28/03/18
Details: We note that several LED lights are out in the car park. A contractor has been assigned and ordered the replacements and will fit once received.


Heading: Issues with Aerial
Date: 29/01/18
Details: The contractor has attended and repaired the fault to the main aerial so all is in working order.


Heading: Exterior Redecoration
Date:
22/11/17
Details: The exterior redecoration is now underway and will be ongoing for the remainder of the year. Thank you for your cooperation throughout the course of the works.