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Landlord’s Electrical Certificate Croydon and South London

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Second EICR Deadline

As we move into 2021, the second deadline for Landlord’s electrical safety certificates is fast approaching. You have barely 3 months to order yours for existing tenancies. As from April the first, all private rented properties must have an electrical installation condition report.

If you haven’t yet organised a date for your EICR inspection, act now. Call us on 0208 406 9834. With over 25 years experience of domestic, commercial and industrial electrical installations, we have the time in the trade and knowledge to deliver your electrical certificate rapidly […]

Landlord’s Electrical Safety Report – Part 1

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EICR Legal Requirements and Responsibilities

Prior to July 1st 2020, there was no legal requirement for landlords to obtain an electrical installation condition report (EICR). The government changed that in order to ‘make sure the private rented sector will offer high quality, safe and secure housing’. They also acknowledge that many ‘good landlords’ already routinely carry out an EICR and perform necessary remedial work without it being the law.

Timing

For tenancies arranged since June 1st 2020, the EICR is immediately required, however, for existing tenancies at that date, you have until the end of March […]

Commercial Electricians for South London Landlords

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Every year sees fines dished out to Landlords in south London for breaches of Fire regulations in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) and hotel owners. In some cases, it is well deserved when unscrupulous landlords do not carry out suitable safety checks in order to increase their profits.
March 2015 saw a 200K fine given to the owner of a Bayswater hotel for breaches in fire regulations. Apart from tying open fire doors and failing to carry out a fire risk assessment for accomodation in he basement, he was found guilty of ‘inadequate maintenance’ of the fire warning system and […]