Block management services supplier directory

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Here is just a small sample of the professional services and contractors that are listed with SELF®

Our view is that technical experience and qualifications should be given, but that fundamentally our business is about people.  Whether your property is a private home or a prestigious residential block, you should be able to call on us as a trusted partner to make it work as efficiently and effectively as possible. And so it is not our technical ability that sits at the core of our business, but our client relationships.

Our expertise includes-

  • Building Surveys
  • Licence to Alter
  • Party Wall specialists
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Insurance services
  • Design service that is fully integrated with our technical Surveying skills
  • Project Management
  • Heritage and listed buildings
  • Major Works on residential blocks
  • EKA commercial services

Surveying firms deal with buildings.  Earl Kendrick Associates are Chartered Buildings Surveyors who care equally about the people inside them.

Contact Earl Kendrick

A niche talent resourcing company operating only within the Block Management arena.  We specialise in understanding people and their ambitions, and pride ourselves on a resourcing strategy that prizes the individual.

A passion for supporting applicants through process to placement yields loyal repeat business from both candidates and clients.

Block Recruit source all levels of Property Management Staff, permanent and temporary. We can also provide full HR management and employment of staff, should you be looking to outsource this area.

Contact Block Recruit

Bolt Burdon’s team of specialist Leasehold Reform lawyers and staff provide a commercial insight into each transaction. We offer a unique and bespoke service to both freeholder and leaseholder clients on a fixed fee basis, agreed in advance.

Our expertise includes:

  • Enfranchisement and Lease Extensions of flats and houses
  • Right to Manage
  • Right to First Refusal
  • Service Charges
  • Lease review and interpretation
  • Applications to the Tribunal
  • Appointment of a Manager
  • Acquisition Orders
  • Developments

Bolt Burdon is a full service law firm based in Islington, London delivering something special to the legal market. This is added value to our clients due to the skills of our professional, practical and proud lawyers highly experienced in their practice areas.

Contact Bolt Burdon

Accounting for service charges and service charge audit is a complex area that requires technical specialisms and an understanding of the property sector. Transparency and accountability underpins our work.

Our specialist team delivers value-added service charge certifications and audits to a wide range of residential, commercial and mixed developments. These range from 8 unit properties to mixed developments containing over 700 units. We work closely with leaseholders, delivering an efficient, timely and cost-effective service.

We have a seat on the ICAEW service charge accounts steering committee, ensuring we are at the forefront of changes in recommended practice. We have also acted as expert witness at LVT tribunals, highlighting the expertise we have in house.

Our services include:

  • Preparation of service charge accounts
  • Service charge certification and audit
  • AGM attendance and meetings with landlords
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for RTM’s
  • Corporation and trust tax advice and returns
  • Tax planning for non-service charge income
  • Annual compliance reports for RICs, ARMA and ARLA
  • Advice and assistance during the acquisition of freehold properties

Contact Simpson Wreford

Safety management is a key part of a block managers responsibilities; unfortunately it can also be a confusing and seemingly complex minefield of liabilities and, without the right guidance, there can be many pitfalls. 4site provide sensible risk management solutions to managers of Residential Property. Whether you look after block or manage a portfolio of properties, 4site will provide bespoke advice and guidance that is both informative and easy to understand.

4site Consulting’s core service includes;

  • Health & Safety Risk Assessments
  • Fire Risk Assessments (often combined with the General RA)
  • Asbestos Management and R&D surveys
  • Legionella Risk Assessments
  • Bespoke Safety Training for Property Managers & Site Staff
  • Policy Implementation
  • Contractor Safety Management

Communication is key to good service, and it is 4site’s widely acclaimed award-winning service that has impressed, supported and assisted our clients for many years: Experience this for yourself and get in touch today for a chat about risk management at your block.

Contact 4site Consulting

LBB Chartered Surveyors are an award winning, specialist surveying firm established in 1994, comprising experienced professional Building Surveyors and Valuers.   Building Surveying Dealing with wide variety of residential and commercial work for many Property Managers and owners throughout London and the South East.

  • Specification and Administration Building Projects
  • CAPEX and Service Charge Budgets
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessments
  • Defect diagnosis and advice

Litigation  Providing expert advice in property disputes and litigation, concerning such matters as service charges, building repairs and defects, major works, property management, lease extensions, enfranchisement and dilapidations.

  • Litigation and dispute advice
  • Expert Reports
  • Expert Witnesses

Appearing in Court and Tribunal

Building Surveying and Litigation enquiries:

John Byers FRICS ACIArb


Our Valuers specialise in leasehold reform work.

  • Lease Extensions
  • Enfranchisement of Blocks of Flats
  • Enfranchisement of Leasehold Houses
  • Valuations for the disposal of freehold under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

Other specialist valuation work

Valuation enquiries:       Justin Bennett BSc (Hons) FRICS ACIArb  

What’s different about the SELF supplier directory?

SELF’s directory is unique because it lists recommended contractors in categories that are specific to block management, for example:

  • electricians, plumbers, cleaners, gardeners, Health & Safety inspectors or window cleaners

Unlike some trades directories, we also list professional services including:

  • accountants, solicitors, engineers, and building control inspectors.

We attract block management clients because of this comprehensive integrated service.

How do self-managed owners find me and make contact?

These recommendations are all automatically linked to a postcode radius of where your business trades or can be nationally based if required. All your contact details are presented to the SELF user so leads come straight to you and they can add you to their contacts list. Your contact details are automatically stored in their account for future reference.

How do I get listed as a contractor or professional services supplier?

It’s simple, just download and complete the relevant form below and provide the required supporting information and email it to us as marked on the form.

Download an application form

If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to get in contact with one of the SELF team.