Block management, health and safety compliance, and the need for urgent building safety reforms

Block management, health and safety compliance, and the need for urgent building safety reforms

Michael Gove has been named the new Minister for Housing, Communities, and Local Government. The sometimes controversial MP replaces Robert Jenrick, who was removed from the role in Boris Johnson’s recent cabinet reshuffle. As the new housing secretary, Mr. Gove will decide where and how new housing should be approved and oversee a new building […]

Keeping You Safe: Our Assurance

With restrictions being extended for at least another month, at Watsons we continue to do everything possible to keep you and our team safe. We have been following the Government’s sector-specific guidance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and our staff continue to take the safety of our customers and the Watsons team very […]

How we communicate with our Leaseholders

How we communicate with our Leaseholders

At Watsons, we have years of experience in all aspects of managing properties. Our objective is to support our freeholders and leaseholders by keeping them in touch with site issues and consulting with them on major works. But how do we do this? It may seem obvious but making sure we have the correct contact […]

What is an EWS1?

What is an EWS1?

Following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy in 2017, there have been many initiatives and procedures implemented to improve building safety, in particular, the assessment of flats in multi-storey buildings. The EWS1 form, or External Wall Fire Review form, is intended to provide a consistent and universally recognised record of what assessments have been carried out on […]

Your Money – Protected

Your Money – Protected

    In these times of uncertainty, given the ongoing health situation arising from the COVID-19 virus and potential and largely unknown impacts of Brexit still to hit our economy, financial security is at the top of everyone’s agenda. As a Leaseholder it can be difficult to understand where the money you pay your management […]