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Story

Tenant action – tackling disrepair

Annie Barrett, a tenant of Marsh Drive estate in the London Borough of Barnet joined forces with her neighbours to tackle disrepair in their blocks. We interviewed Annie to find out what action she and her community took. How long have you lived in the Marsh Drive block? I moved into Marsh Drive in October […]
A rolled up towel on a window sill. Image by Mr Tin DC A rolled up towel on a window sill. Image by Mr Tin DC

Guide

The windows of my flat are leaking

What should you do if water is coming in through the edges of your windows? It can be a problem with the window frames or it might point to structural issues with your block.
Image by Pete Birkinshaw - a mushroom growing on a damp carpet near a wall Image by Pete Birkinshaw - a mushroom growing on a damp carpet near a wall

Guide

Water is leaking from another flat

Leaking pipes are a problem in any type of home, but in a tower block you are also at risk of water leaking into your flat from the units above or to each side of yours.