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For sale: Hotpoint freezer

Hotpoint RZA36 under counter freezer in white. 2 years old. Very good condition. Measures approximately: W: 60 cm D: 62 cm H: 85 cm The top back corners of one of the drawers have been chipped (see photos) but this isn't visible once they're in the feezer and doesn't affect their usage. Any reasonable offers considered. Will need to be collected from Defoe House on the Barbican estate. PM me if interested.See More
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New stuff for sale for home in packaging still .. in my shed ready to go to a new home

All in there packaging unopened ir used as good as new under counter fridge ( neff )gas hobb ( neff)malm 3 drawers (…See More
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Flat for sale in Crescent House

Hello everyone and thank you for approving my membership!I'd like to move to Golden Lane Estate, and I'm looking to purchase a 1-bed flat in lovely Crescent House. If anyone is thinking of selling their 1-bed flat, please get in touch with me on WhatsApp on: 07 four five four 22 eight 224 (typed like this to avoid spam!) or giuliasurace (at) gmail (dot) com.Looking forward to hearing from you!Best regards,GiuliaSee More



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From Vernon Ashford, Treasurer of GLERA with regard our Open Spaces Conversation and the Resolution passed at March Ward Mote for the City to 'consult with GLE residents regarding the current “private" status of the GLE as a result of which residents pay for the maintenance of areas of the GLE that are in practice open to the public’. 

I have been carrying out some more research into the status of the footpaths and roads on the Estate.  It was decided conclusively that there are no rights of way across the Estate following litigation in 1987 and this was confirmed by the Comptroller and City Solicitor in 1998.  This would apply to the whole of the Estate as shown in the plan attaching to the lease, as the lease itself was part of the documentation submitted for the litigation.


The litigation defining the position on rights of way across the Estate results from proceedings brought in the County Court in 1987 by the Corporation against the resident of 48 Cullum Welch House.  The resident was in dispute with the Corporation regarding outstanding service charges and the basis of their apportionment and calculation.  The Judge actually visited the Estate before making his decision that the footpaths and roads in the Estate are not Public Highways.


The issue was again raised in the review of the service charges leading to the variation of the service charge provisions in the Leases approved in the Mayors and City of London Court dated 24th February 1998.  This granted a series of abatements on Estate wide costs based on the total of non-residential premises’ (i.e. the shops and public house) rateable values as a percentage of the whole Estate’s rateable value.  There was an attempt to obtain a further abatement by arguing that the footpaths and roads were Public Highways and following some correspondence on this between GLETA and the Corporation, the Comptroller and City Solicitor confirmed “that the Golden lane Estate is a private estate and although members of the public are allowed to walk across the estate, the present notices prevent them from obtaining a Right of Way, regardless of how many years or times they have actually walked through it".

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Hi Vernon, is this the reasoning why the Crescent House/ Hatfield House gate has been suddenly locked shut?

Hi there

As Vernon didn't make this post (he just gave me permission to upload his findings) he probably see your response. I suspect that the gate has been closed because of anti-social behaviour and concerns expressed re our Open Spaces. Is it just closed at certain times of day? The Estate office would be able to give you details - if you do contact them perhaps you could share here.

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Hi there - ah, apologies - I didn’t read who posted it properly. Thanks for getting back. I only noticed it yesterday evening and this morning and I know from my partner that is was closed earlier in the week too. however it appears to be open again now. I’ll get in touch with the estate office and find out details as it’s quite inconvenient for the ground floor flats. I’ll post if I hear anything back from them.


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