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For all URGENT block communal maintenance issues occurring out of hours (i.e. after 5.30pm Monday-Thursday and after 5.00pm Friday, 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.
Your Property Manager is Jason King
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 bank holidays.
Window cleaning is carried out on a quarterly basis (Mar, Jun, Sep and Dec).
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.
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.
Please click here to request a digital copy of the building insurance certificate.
The communal areas are cleaned once a week on Tuesday/Wednesday.
Please click here to request a copy of the Handbook.
Coronavirus Useful Website Links
Please see below useful website links:-
Refuse & Recycling
Your waste is collected on Wednesdays.
Click here for more information about the service.
If you would like to dispose of bulky items such as furniture and appliances, please arrange a collection with Derby City Council.
Please do not leave bulky items in the bin store as they will not be collected.
Replacement Fobs and Keys
To request a replacement key, please click here
Please click here to request a share certificate.
Fire alarms and smoke devices are tested to British Standards.
Click here to report a fault within working hours
To report a fault out of hours, please contact our emergency service on 0345 606 7660.
Grounds maintenance is carried out once monthly from November to February and twice monthly from March to October.
Fees and Charges
Please click here to view COMPASS – ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES.2020
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.
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Heading: Garden Maintenance
Details: Please be advised that the scheduled garden visit today will be carried out 2nd May 2022 – Bank Holiday Monday.
Heading: Items Stored or Left in Communal Areas and Communal Cupboards
Details: A reminder to all that under no circumstances are residents permitted to leave or store items in any of the communal areas of the building at any time. Above all else this poses a fire safety hazard. All items must be removed immediately.
Failure to comply will result in the property owner concerned incurring a breach of Lease charge.
Heading: Items Stored in Communal Areas and Communal Cupboards
Details: A reminder that it is a breach of lease and breach of fire regulations to store items in the communal areas and communal cupboards. Would the owner(s) of the items shown in the below photos please remove immediately.
Heading: AM Power – Supplier At Risk
Details: In light of recent news about energy providers, please find an announcement received from Ginger Energy in relation to AM Power – AM Power – Supplier At Risk
Heading: Car Park Lights
Details: Further to our notification on 2nd March 2021 about contractor attendance, unfortunately, not all vehicles were moved and the contractor has had to re-arrange another date for works to go ahead. An important notice therefore to all that the contractor, Netelect, will be attending to carry out essential maintenance works to the lighting in the car park.
As such, we ask that all vehicles are moved out of all the spaces by the car park lights so that the contractor can gain access on Tuesday 20th April 2021 in the afternoon. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused.
IMPORTANT NOTE: in the event that any vehicles are blocking access for the contractor on Tuesday 20th April 2021, the contractor will charge the management company a call out fee which in turn the management company will look to recover from yourselves.
Thank you for your co-operation.
Heading: Car Park Lights
Details: Can we kindly ask residents not to park their cars directly below the car park lights on Tuesday 9th March 2021 (between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm). This is so that routine maintenance works can be carried out on the lighting. Thank you.
Heading: Fire Safety for the Home
Details: Please find a copy of the latest safety advice for the home Fire safety poster ARMA-HFRS
Heading: Scheduled Visits for Garden Maintenance as provided by Michael Ayres Ltd
Details: Royalgate Apartments – 20 Scheduled Visits
“This schedule is subject to change due to poor weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Work will be carried out during the week stated. Compass Block Management will be informed the night before planned tasks will be carried out on your site. Our aim is to provide the best seasonal coverage to your gardens. Work will be carried out during the following:-
w/c Monday 11 January 2021
w/c Monday 8 February 2021
w/c Monday 15 March 2021
w/c Monday 22 March 2021
w/c Monday 5 April 2021
w/c Monday 19 April 2021
w/c Monday 10 May 2021
w/c Monday 24 May 2021
w/c Monday 7 June 2021
w/c Monday 21 June 201
w/c Monday 5 July 2021
w/c Monday 19 July 2021
w/c Monday 9 August 2021
w/c Monday 23 August 2021
w/c Monday 6 September 2021
w/c Monday 20 September 2021
w/c Monday 4 October 2021
w/c Monday 18 October 2021
w/c Monday 8 November 2021
w/c Monday 6 December 2021
Regards Michael Ayres Ltd”
Heading: Fire Safety for the Home
Details: Please find a copy of the latest safety advice for the home – Fire safety poster ARMA-HFRS (1).October 2020
Details: The cleaning contractor will be on annual leave from today until Sunday 9th August 2020. Cleaning services will resume upon their return.
Heading: Coronavirus (COVID19) – 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
Heading: Coronavirus (COVID19) – update
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 [email protected] 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.
Heading: Coronavirus (COVID19)
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 COVID-19, please visit: –
As it important that we are all kept up to date about the spread of COVID-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 COVID-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.
Details: Please note that the cleaner will not be attending during week commencing 29th July 2019 for one week due to holiday. The cleaning fee for this period will not be charged. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Heading: Important Notice for Owners & Residents
Details: We would like to remind you that under no circumstances are residents permitted to leave or store bikes or personal items in any of the communal areas of the building at any time. Above all else this poses a fire safety hazard. All items must be removed immediately. Failure to comply will result in the property owner concerned incurring a breach of Lease charge.
Thanking you for your urgent co-operation.
Heading: Biannual Lighting Inspection
Details: The biannual lighting inspections will be carried out this week. All internal and external lights across the developed will be checked and maintained.