Wyn Burgess

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 29th August 2015

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 28

Wyn Burgess

7:23 AM, 13th June 2020
About 4 months ago

Fire/Health and Safety Assessment Periodicity

Whilst the companies providing the assessments say they need to be carried out annually, my understanding is that they are only needed when significant changes have been made.... Read More

Wyn Burgess

7:31 AM, 16th May 2020
About 5 months ago

Something fishy with London's affordable housing numbers

Could be that the local Planning Authority require a % of a development to be affordable housing and sometimes this % isn't achieved for commercial or other reasons. This % to be affordable on the development is then reduced on a further planning application?... Read More

Wyn Burgess

7:50 AM, 15th February 2020
About 8 months ago

No parking spaces for redevelopment say Council!

I think you need to speak to a planning consultant, maybe the advice will be you have to swallow it and apply to have the condition set aside a few years hence or you could ask what the consequences would be if you left the spaces intact?... Read More

Wyn Burgess

7:39 AM, 15th February 2020
About 8 months ago

New RICS process to deal with high rise cladding?

Are you sure your building qualifies under the 18m threshold? It is not the overall height but the height of the top floor above the lowest external ground level. A 6 storey building is probably less than 18m, I had to go through this exercise at a 6 storey block I help manage in Hornsey and the height of the floor to the penthouse flats was 16.2m so significatly under the threshold. Ask the managing agents for help, someone may already have the information as local authorities are proactive in writing to all the owners of medium rise blocks.... Read More

Wyn Burgess

12:32 PM, 5th December 2019
About 11 months ago

Loft conversion without planning permission or building regs

Hi, indemnity policy only covers you in the event that the council take planning or building control enforcement action against you. They only cost few hundred £, that is because enforcement action is very unlikely. I would not bother personally.... Read More