If you are planning to erect scaffolding at the rear of your property or to introduce building machinery into the gardens via one of the garden gates, you will need to obtain a permit – download building permit.pdf here or obtain copies from the secretary, you will also be required to pay a deposit of £500 for scaffolding of which £100 is non-refundable or in the case of heavy machinery for building works a deposit of £1000 including £250 which is non-refundable.
You will need 2 copies of the permit, building permit.pdf one for yourself and one for the secretary, and you might want to print a third copy to give to your contractor.
Please read the Agreed Procedure for access through the gardens included in the Permit document.
Please fill in the relevant details, and return all copies to the secretary to sign, together with a two cheques for payment plus deposit totalling £500, for scaffolding, or a minimum £1,000 for heavy machinery.
Please make cheques payable to Arundel & Ladbroke Gardens.
Please also make sure that your contractor keeps the gates shut when he is not bringing in or taking out materials. It is important to stress that quite apart from the security aspect to other residents there are often children playing in the gardens and their safety is of prime concern.