A couple who endured squirrels rampaging in the roof and rainwater running down the walls of their leasehold flat have at last had their complaints vindicated, thanks to the intervention of Leasehold Knowledge Partnership.
Ade Bankole, 38, and his wife Otitokan Oluwo, 35, had been complaining to Peverel since October last year without success. Rivulets of water were clearly seen running down the walls of their flat, which has been damp for months. Furniture and recent decoration to the flat were completely ruined.
Now an independent surveyor has confirmed that there is a hole in the roof, as the couple had been arguing for the past six months.
The Bankoles, who are from Nigeria, could see that the roof was damaged at the 14-unit Crowthorne Lodge in Bracknell, where they own a top floor £134,000 leasehold flat.
They even produced photographs showing the water rivulets and missing tiles, and employed a contractor who reported that there was a hole in the roof. [Read more...]