Winckley House

Winckley House is a newly converted 76 unit, 7 storey block ideally located in Preston City Centre. The block is made up of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, some of which have allocated parking.

Horizon Management – New Managing Agent  

Horizon Management are very pleased to have taken on the management of Winckley House on Friday 21st May 2021.

We care about your apartment block and the residents living in it; that’s why we provide pro-active maintenance of communal areas, responsible account management, value for money on works carried out and good communication without difficulties in contacting us; we even have a 24 hour helpline.

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LATEST NEWS

Leaseholder Update

Leaseholder Update

Dear Leaseholders,   Now that we have been in place at Winckley House for a few months we wanted to provide a few updates on what has been done so far and what lies ahead...

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

We have had a number of complaints regarding dogs in the building and waste left in corridors and outside the communal entrance. This is not only unneighbourly but also a Health...

Communal Cleaning

Communal Cleaning

The block cleaners will be at Winckley House every Wednesday morning. High traffic areas, such as the entrance hallway and the main stairwell, will be cleaned weekly. This...

Lifts

Lifts

***UPDATE 14/09/2021*** One lift is up and running. The lift company are waiting on a part to make the necessary repairs to the second lift - engineers are booked in on 20/9/21....

Car Park

Car Park

Since taking on the management of Winckley House, a number of Leaseholders, residents and letting agents have been in touch to report vehicles parked incorrectly or...

Financial Update

Financial Update

END OF YEAR SERVICE CHARGE ACCOUNTS We appreciate how important it is for Leaseholders to have financial transparency and to fully understand where their Service Charge monies...

BLOCK ESSENTIALS

Year Of Construction 2020
Local Authority Preston City Council
Council Tax Band A or B
Council Tax Details & How To Pay Details can be found here
Electric Meters

Please contact hello@horizonmanagement.co.uk and allow up to 7 days for a meter reading or top up.

Water Stop Cock

Your apartment’s stop cock is located inside your apartment, there is no other stop cock for each apartment.

Parking Arrangements

The car parking bays are allocated to apartments. Please only park there if you are permitted to do so otherwise you may receive a fine.

WASTE MANAGEMENT

Bin Collection Day

Household Waste

Collected every Wednesday Morning

Recycling

Collected every other Wednesday Morning

 

Other Information

Request Bulky Waste Collection Click here for details on how to arrange
How To Report A Missed Collection Details are found here
Recycling Bin Guidance Details are found here
Garden Waste Collections

There are no garden waste collections – garden waste is removed by the caretaker after each visit.

WHO’S WHO

Block Manager Lisa Calvert
Horizon Management
Caretaker

Rob Zac

Fire Protection Contractor

Complete Fire Solutions

 

Lift Line Maintenance and Servicing

Sheridan Lifts Ltd

Water Tank Maintenance

GES Water 

FAQs

How do I get an electric meter reading?

Please contact hello@horizonmanagement.co.uk & please allow up to 7 days for us to get this to you.

How do I report a repair?

Please email Horizon and ideally include photos, to our central address hello@horizonmanagement.co.uk

How do I report anti-social behaviour?

Details from the local authority on what to do are here; https://www.preston.gov.uk/article/1092/Community-safety

How do I report noise nuisance from a neighbour?

Details from the local authority on what to do are here; https://www.preston.gov.uk/noise

When are the bins collected?

See the details above in the Waste Management section.

Do Horizon manage repairs inside my apartment?

No, unfortunately, we do not, however, we may have a local trusted contractor that we can refer you to.

Can I suggest a block improvement?

Yes absolutely, it’s really good for us to have feedback from residents about what work could be done to improve the performance and aesthetics of the block. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

How often will Horizon visit the block?

We expect to visit blocks under our management on a quarterly basis, however when necessary, this can be increased. Do let us know if you wish to meet us when we next visit – we are always keen to help you put a face to a name. Also, our team that conduct routine maintenance at your block are our eyes and ears, therefore we always ask them to let us know of any issues.

Do I pay ground rent to Horizon?

Yes, Horizon collects your annual Ground Rent on behalf of the Freeholder.

INSURANCE POLICY

SERVICE CHARGE & BLOCK ACCOUNTS

At Winckley House all Leaseholders contribute to the block’s running costs through a Service Charge that is calculated on a square foot basis of each apartment.

 

Year End Date

30th November

This Year’s Block Budget

Click here to view

Click here to view

 

Previous Years Accounts Click to download the PDFs

FREEHOLDER

Your Block Freeholder

Ladson NW Limited

Freeholder’s Address

Ladson House, Oak Green Business Park, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6Q

Freeholder’s Managing Agent

Horizon Block Management Ltd

Freeholder’s Managing Agent Address

The Masters House, 92A Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 4RE

NEWSLETTER

GUIDES

25 Things Every Flat
Owner Should Know

Our Management
Guide

LOOKING TO SELL?

If you’re looking to sell your apartment, please get in touch with us and we will provide a LPE1 Management Pack for a set fee. If you have any queries for your re-mortgage please let us know.

The Horizon Group