GAS DISCONNECTION CONSULTATION - To residents in the affected Houses, if you have not already done so please ensure you send back your comments to Cadent on the proposal to disconnect the gas supply as soon as possible. Letters went out to Houses in question back in October and it is important that this consultation is closed so that the necessary steps can be taken to secure residents homes.
FIRE DOORS - The fitting of new fire doors to each individual flat shall re-commence again from Monday 8th January 2018, please ensure you have contacted the company and provided a suitable date for your new door to be fitted. Due to data protection provisions, any questions or queries about your door fitting should be via the Company and you and not to the BTRA.
The Residents Meeting held on Thursday 26th October 2017 at Mission Hall, Mission Hall Square was well attended by residents and Hounslow Housing who provided updates on the following;
Pest control update / progress for Fraser House Tony Bull
The issue of cameras and lighting to car parks and areas around the estate were voiced by residents with concerns over break-ins to vehicles and anti-social behaviour. New cameras are due to be installed as a part of the Council's major programme of improvements. Details on when this will be rolled will be added here when we know more from the council on time frames for this to take place across the borough. NEWS - There will be an improved concierge service with the introduction of 2 more concierges based at Wicksteed and Boutlon Houses at no extra cost. It is expected that the same hours of cove will be provided as is current, more details to follow when we have it.
Fire Safety Works to the Block and Doors Rob Potter, Investment Planning Manager
Improvement works including windows Chris Mukasa, Housing Development & Supply Manager
The programme for new windows and new balcony doors for those who are in the 1 bedroom apartments as well as the concrete repair works were given which included;
Gas supply to Houses -Paul Perkins, Electrical and Mechanical Manager
Enquiries relating to day-to-day Management Stavroulla Kokkinou, Area Housing Manager and Vicky Howes, Housing Manager
Issues of anti-social behaviour should be reported to the Housing manager so that the perpetrators can be targeted and removed from the building. Regular updates on activity will lead to this being removed completely.
New fobs for Cornish is due to be made, once you receive your new fob the new fob key pad will take place approximately 2 weeks later - watch out for your fob and when it arrives carry it with you!
Lighting along the back of Maudsley, Harvey and Cornish along the footpath from Green Dragon Lane School has been reported. it is understood that the electricity cable for the lights is broken and requires fixing, The BTRA as well as residents have expressed their concerns on the safety around this area. An assessment of the area was performed following the meeting, more updates on the progress of this as we have it.