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Landlords Electrical Safety Certificate

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Local Electricians Covering Bromley, Croydon and the rest of South London

Whether you’re a landlord in Bromley, a homeowner in Croydon, a business owner in Beckenham or running a hotel in Purley, make sure your Electrical Installation Safety Certificate is issued by a reputable and professional electrician. Every member of the South London Electricians Landlord’s safety certificate team is fully-trained for inspecting and testing electrical installations and appliances safely, accurately and fast. Contact us now on 0208 406 9834 for a free, no-obligation chat about obtaining your EICR.

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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.

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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 […]