Block in a Box offers a mix-and-match range of services to help you manage your block of flats or apartments.

Being a Director of a Residents’ Management Company, Right to Manage Company or Residents’ Association is an ominous challenge. You must have the knowledge and skills to understand book-keeping, accounts, contractor appraisals, health and safety, insurance, service charges, as well as understanding your blocks lease and completing inductions for new residents!

So, we designed Block in a Box to help you with this with a mix-and match toolbox supplying all the services you need.

Block in a Box has been created to assist self-managed Residents’ Management Companies, Right to Manage Companies and Residents Associations, their blocks of flats and the leaseholders that live in them by providing a mix-and-match toolbox supplying all the services you need.

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Our recommended contractors are all time served specialists in their fields and include:

  • Manage Your Block portal: To hold and retain all your important information, contacts and documents all in one place.
  • 3D Surveys – Whether you are selling or renting or just wanting to show people around your property or business.
  • Accounting Solutions – Preparation and submission of annual accounts and budgeting to prepare for collecting service charges.
  • Company Secretarial – Support for your company matters.
  • Contractor Accreditation – Co-operation and communication between employers and contractors are needed to make sure all parties can meet their obligations.
  • Cyber Security Training – Help to manage your cyber security, due diligence investigations, regulatory compliance, training & technology risk requirements.
  • Drone Surveys – Help if you need a survey for construction, planning or to give you some project insight.
  • Electric Charging Points – Innovative, intelligent and inexpensive charging points.
  • Emergency Assistance – It’s important to have someone on hand in case of emergency repairs or unforeseen circumstances within your property.
  • Flat Living – Information, products and services for flat owners and residents’ management companies.
  • FPRA – When managing a block of flats, there will undoubtedly be occasions when you need some professional guidance.
  • Health and Safety – Including health and safety risk assessments, fire risk assessments, asbestos surveys and legionella surveys.
  • Insurance Solutions – Obtain quotes, check pricing and cover levels against the competition each year, plus we can handle claims and locate contractors when you need them.
  • Legal Support and Assistance – including Lease extension or variation, enfranchisement, licence for works, Section 20 guidance and breach of Lease.
  • Out of Hours – You’ll have the support you need no matter what time of day it is.
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessments – Help with reinstatement Cost Assessments or Buildings Insurance Valuations.
  • Repair and Maintenance – Providing a UK wide repairs and maintenance network of contractors who specialise in blocks of flats and apartments.
  • RMC Director Training – Managing your own building can give you control over repairs and maintenance, but it can also be complicated, stressful and an ominous challenge.
  • Rooftop Extensions – Every flat-roofed block of flats has the potential to have new accommodation added above it.
  • Service Charge Arrears – When residents do not pay, what do you do? We can help!
  • Service Charge Collections – Design, email and save all service charge demands in a click of your mouse.
  • Prepay Meters – Need to charge your tenants for utilities used? We have the solution.
  • Utilities – How long has it been since you have checked the utility prices for your block? We can help!
  • Water Leak Detection – Effective water leak detection equipment and water conservation solutions.

We know that each property has different requirements, so there are some solutions you will need and others that you won’t.
For more information on any of our services simply call 0333 015 4145.