The council’s rights and responsibilities

As the freeholder, we have rights and responsibilities which include:

  • building management
  • repairs and maintenance
  • making building improvements
  • setting any charges

The council has a legal duty to charge you for:

  • ground rent where applicable
  • management costs
  • repairs to and maintenance of the building
  • providing services such as cleaning and caretaking

To find out more about leases, or if you are interested in issues that affect leaseholders and would like to join a Leaseholder Liaison Board, contact

Page last updated: 16 February 2023

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