Challenges of Maintaining Listed Buildings

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box, looks at the challenges faced when maintaining listed buildings. Listed buildings, including blocks of flats and apartments, are not only cherished for their architectural significance but also for the communities they house. However, maintaining and renovating these buildings come with a unique set of challenges for property owners [...]

By |2024-06-10T15:45:24+01:00June 10th, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

The Importance of Green Spaces in Blocks of Flats and Apartments

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box discusses the mental health benefits of green spaces in blocks of flats and apartments and how you can create or enhance these spaces. In the bustling concrete jungles of urban landscapes, amidst the towering blocks of flats and office buildings, lies an often-overlooked treasure – green spaces. These [...]

By |2024-05-02T11:09:52+01:00May 2nd, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Leasehold Reform and Valuation Methods

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box, looks at the various changes aimed at bringing fairness and transparency to the leasehold system. Striking a Balance in Valuation Methods The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill has introduced several changes aimed at bringing fairness and transparency to the leasehold system. One significant amendment involves the Standard Valuation [...]

By |2024-04-03T14:34:32+01:00April 3rd, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Future Proofing Blocks of Flats with Electric Vehicle Chargers

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box, discusses the benefits of installing EV charging points to future-proof your residential block. We’re on the road to net zero, and residential block managers will play an important role in reaching that goal. Residents are becoming more and more eco-minded, and property value can be swayed by eco-friendly [...]

By |2024-02-28T09:02:43+00:00February 28th, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Cost Effective and Energy Efficient Upgrades for Blocks of Flats

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box looks at the different ways you can improve energy efficiency in your block of flats. As the popularity for apartment living grows, so does the importance of energy-efficient upgrades. Blocks of flats, with their shared spaces and communal facilities, present the opportunity for implementing cost-effective measures that enhance [...]

By |2024-02-01T07:03:39+00:00February 1st, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Managing Blocks of Flats: Lessons Learned in 2023

Darren Bagnall from Block in a Box, looks back at 2023 and at what lessons we can learn from a challenging year. 2023 has been a challenging year for most. For property managers, the ongoing cost of living crisis, issues with unsafe cladding, and seemingly endless legal updates have certainly kept you on your toes! [...]

By |2024-01-09T10:23:51+00:00January 9th, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments
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