Block Management

Kent Office: 01634 294 994 London Office: 0207 127 0629

Block Management

Michael Parkes Surveyors acts on behalf of individuals, trusts, pension funds and corporate occupiers and investors. We have a diverse  portfolio including residential and commercial properties throughout Kent and South East London.

Block Management

Block management is the management of a block of flats and includes managing the day to day maintenance and repair of buildings and external areas, landscaping, cleaning, insurance, utilities, etc. Our RICS membership reassures our clients of the highest professional standards and further, you can rest assured that all client monies are protected and held strictly in accordance with the code.

We care about our customers’ property management needs and aim to give an excellent customer experience and provide value for money. Transparency and communication with a personal touch is key to our service.

Our staff are very experienced and undertake regular continual professional development to ensure we are completely up to date and able to provide you with the best possible advice.

We have a great network of professional contacts including in house valuers, solicitors, contractors, engineers, professional bodies, in house Town Planner, etc., which means we can ensure we provide you with well-rounded advice and experience. There is always a point of contact, ensuring that when staff are on site or holiday, both you and your purchasers can get hold of someone at all times.

We already manage properties in Kent and across the South East and are experienced in working in Blackheath, East London and the surrounding areas, including high end property.

We can provide advice from planning to development stage to ensure your purchasers have a full prepared budget as soon as they enquire about the property.


  • Produce monitor and review the annual service charge, monitor and review the service charge budget to enable informed recommendations to ne made to the client as to the levels at which the charges are set and to liaise with accountants in the preparation of the annual accounts.                         .  

  • Provide clients with regular statements of income and expenditure in respect of financial positioning.
  • Meet with lessees and carry out regular site inspections.
  • Ensure sufficient buildings insurance is in place and deal with emergency works and repairs as well as providing advice on the procedures should a claim arise.
  • Issue demands to lessees for service charges, ground rent, major works and Section 20 requirements and manage arrears.
  • Respond to route enquiries raised by lessees, clients or potential clients either by telephone, email or letter and ensure any necessary information is circulated.
  • Administer contracts for the provision of services provided to the common areas and to deal with the authorisation of payment of accounts rendered by contractors.
  • Attend AGM’s, EGM’s and Directors’ meetings and take notes/Minutes where necessary.
  • Deal with solicitor enquiries, ensure lease terms are enforced and advise where necessary on lease Covenants.

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