Communal - Heating

The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 came into force from 18 December 2014 but with certain regulations coming into force later. They were amended in March 2015 and in November 2020.


Communal - External

Tree Management - Should include an up-to-date tree survey and risk assessment showing the location and condition of any hazardous trees (see NHMF 2015 Bulletin). Maintenance of trees, any work should be carried out to a minimum of BS 3998:2010 Tree work recommendations, with advice published by the Arboricultural Association.


Communal - General

This guide covers social landlords’ responsibilities for maintaining communal areas (external and internal) so as to reduce the risks to health and safety to residents and visitors.


Communal - Internal

Common parts of blocks of flats, such as entrance lobbies and stairwells


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