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Drains update November

Update from Andy Eglinton RBG

Hi all,

Just to give you an update following the recent CCTV surveys to the drains across the estate, generally the drain runs are in good condition only requiring cleaning and de-scaling, some minor repairs are required to which I am raising orders for.

I will letter the relevant properties when the order is raised and I speak to Hardy Drainage as to the sequencing of the works.

I haven’t forgotten about the slight leak to the access door in the undercroft at Combe Mews, I have spoken to Hardy drainage who will address the issue when next on site ( imminently ).

Further update from RGB re stairways to all mews properties

20th September 2023

Hi all,

I am writing to you with regards to the concerns that have been raised by some of the residents regarding the waterproofing of the external stairs to blocks 2-20 Combe Avenue, 9-21 Vanbrugh Park Road & 1-19 Combe Mews, this matter has now been referred to our planning department and there will be a revision to the finish of the waterproofing system to ensure that it is more in keeping with the existing concrete appearance.

Once I have more info on this matter I will update you accordingly.



Update: RGB Estate Maintenance

On 1 Aug 2023, at 07:50, Andrew Eglinton wrote:

Good morning all,

Following drainage surveys / repairs to 1-19 Combe Mews I am writing to let you know that I am raising an order for our drainage contractor Hardy Drainage to carry out CCTV surveys to the rest of the estate, all blocks of houses and blocks 2-20 & 9-21.

The houses will be surveyed block by block basis only requiring access to the rear gardens / manholes.

I will be in touch in the very near future to schedule this work probably coming to site to carry out a door knocking exercise to update residents, arrange access etc, this is quite a big task and will try our best to work with all the residents to complete this work.

Any defects to the drainage systems identified from the surveys will be scheduled and repaired.

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