There might be a time when you have an emergency outside of normal office hours. Below is all the information you will need when dealing with maintenance issues and emergencies.
If you smell gas – immediately call National Grid on 0800 111 999 before instructing a Gas contractor
For concerns over a water leak on the mains water please contact Affinity Water initially on 0845 888 5888
If your landlord has a Home Care agreement, please contact the company providing this. The most common providers are:
You are advised not to instruct a contractor directly except in the event of a genuine emergency, as the landlord may not agree with other reasons for a call out and therefore the liability to pay the contractor may remain with you. For the avoidance of doubt we would define an emergency as serious maintenance matters that endanger health or safety.
The Property Management Department is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. If the Property Management Department is closed for the weekend, you can contact our Lettings Team on Saturday between 9am and 5pm for emergencies, and they will be able to help.
Outside of these hours, if you experience an emergency concerning lack of Gas, Electricity or Water, or fear there may be a leak, please do call an emergency contractor. Please also email your property manager or leave a message on our out of hours answer phone detailing the problem and actions taken.
If you have no heating or hot water, or a water leak call:
- Marshall McGeever, 0208 950 4440 – and listen to the message to get the mobile number of the ‘on call engineer’
Please call your landlord directly or any emergency number they have provided. If you are unable to contact them:
If you experience an emergency concerning lack of Gas, Electricity or Water, or fear there may be a leak, please do call an emergency contractor.
If you have an internal water leak, please try to locate your stopcock and then call an emergency plumber.