College Mews is high quality estate located in central Newbury comprising a mix of leasehold apartments and freehold houses. Chaneys were appointed managing agents in 2017 by a Right To Manage Company set up by a majority of the leaseholders in 2014. The RTM company controls the management of 11 of the apartment blocks on site, totalling 79 leasehold interests. Chaneys also manage the wider estate but as part of a separate instruction from the freeholder’s agents. This instruction covers the remaining 21 leasehold properties and the 46 freehold houses, as well as the playground and other communal areas.
Luscinia View comprises 162 private apartments across 10 cores and was constructed in the early 2000’s. Chaneys were instructed as managing agents in 2017 and work with the directors of the Management Company to ensure the smooth running of the estate. The estate staff consist of a full time Estate Manager and two part time cleaners, which Chaneys help to manage and administer payroll for. There are various plant and equipment on site including 6 lifts, 4 gates, CCTV system, water booster sets, lightening protection as well as fire safety systems which Chaneys manage.
Mcllroys House is a well known building in Central Reading, built in 1903 and converted to apartments in early 2000's. Chaneys act as managing agents to the RMC whose role it is to administer the services relating to the internal residential parts of the building. Since managing the building from 2018, Chaneys have assisted in a number of projects concerning refurbishment of the lifts, the internal decor and ensuring fire safety compliance.
Chaneys were instructed as managing agents for this central Reading property in 2016, following its cinversion from office space into 82 private leasehold apartments. Chaneys assisted the RMC initially in ensuring that all snagging items were completed post the build completion, and more lately in cladding remeditation project. The latter involved close co-operation with several parties, contractors, contract administrators, surveyors and the like, as well as applying for and administrating the government funding to meet the costs of the replacement cladding. The project completed successfully in 2022, a new EWS1 assessment was undertaken and certificate issued. Chaneys has also supported the RMC acquiring the freehold to the building.