December 15, 2017

Why was a new lease issued to Peverel on a house manager’s flat, when the residents’ leases say this should not be done?

The issue of the ownership of the house manager’s flat at Mere Court, Knutsford, has again been raised, this time with the Land Registry. Alex Ellison, whose mother lives at the site, wrote explaining that all the leases at Mere Court (registered under the freehold title of CH261040) were created 20 years ago. In all […]

ARHM rejects complaint that Peverel pushed Mere Court residents into agreeing house manager’s flat sale …

  … a flat that, it emerged, Peverel itself owned The daughter of a resident at Mere Court in Knutsford who believed Peverel was urging the sale of the house manager’s flat for financial gain has had her complaint rejected by the ARHM. Alex Ellison was appalled to discover that Peverel was encouraging the sale of […]

McCarthy and Stone float: before we expand retirement housing, here are a few urgent reforms …

COMMENT So the sharper end of the City reckons its punt on retirement housing may pay off next year. The Sunday Times article on the possible float of McCarthy and Stone was preceded by one in the FT, here According to the FT a number of investment banks have been in contact with McCarthy and […]

Peter Whalley leaves Peverel

Peter Whalley, a Peverel regional manager for the North West and Midlands, left the company’s employment yesterday, it is claimed. A statement from Peverel to Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation reads: “Peter Whalley resigned from his position to pursue other career opportunities and he leaves on 22 July. We are in the process of recruiting […]

After the furore at Mere Court, another Peverel site rebels in Knutsford

Acrimonious exchanges between Peverel management and a house manager of 10-years standing have caused a second retirement leasehold site in Knutsford to erupt in rebellion. Marge Ashley, 67, originally from South Africa, handed in her notice two days ago at Ash Court. Her departure has caused widespread dismay among residents. The case comes within days […]

Hand over £100,000 Mere Court house manager’s flat and we will give you £10,000, say Peverel / Tchenguiz

Residents at Mere Court in Cheshire have been offered a £10,000 donation to their contingency fund – provided they surrender their interest in the house manager’s flat. A meeting was held by Peverel at the 39-flat site last Friday (July 19) and the residents are now to be balloted on whether they wish to dispense […]

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