May 22, 2024

Our nine years in a retirement leasehold development

Norman Greed, of Eddington Court in Weston-super-Mare, writes his personal account of how he and his neighbours disputed charges at LVT – where they had £12,000 of costs awarded against them – but eventually broke free with right to manage   In August 2004 we purchased a two-bedroom McCarthy and Stone retirement leasehold flat from […]

The ‘dribbling geriatrics’ BBC report and Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation’s busy November 2009

The autumn of 2009 was a particularly busy time for Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation. Activists had complained about Peverel and the Tchenguiz companies which owned it – and the freehold and numerous associated companies that provided services. More than 100 attended a meeting in the Palace of Westminster, organised by LibDem MP Ed Davey, […]