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    Anouska Musson

    Posted 11 November 2019
    by Anouska Musson .

    Septic Tank Discharges to Surface Water

    Holiday and residential parks

    In England, new rules are coming into force prohibiting having a septic tank discharging to surface water. Park owners with septic tanks discharging to surface water such as ditches, canals, rivers, lakes or any other type of watercourse will be…

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    Paul Kelly

    Posted 25 September 2019
    by Paul Kelly .

    CCTV regulations – what are your obligations?

    CCTV cameras

    It is common practice for park owners to install CCTV systems within their parks. However, we are also seeing holiday caravan owners and residential homeowners install their own private CCTV systems. In this article, we break down what you need…

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    Kirsty McLennan

    Posted 10 September 2019
    by Kirsty McLennan .

    The Relevant date

    Caravan Park site

    In a recent case, the First-tier Tribunal was asked to decide on what date a residents’ association had to have over 50% of residents on the park as its members (counting one member per home) in order to qualify as…

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    Paul Kelly

    Posted 19 July 2019
    by Paul Kelly .

    Consultation on increasing tenant rights in Wales

    Tenants housing rights in Wales

    This blog is relevant to any park which rents out park homes or other residential property in Wales. The Welsh Government is consulting on proposed amendments to the sections of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 dealing with termination. The…

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    Melanie Burton

    Posted 3 July 2019
    by Melanie Burton .

    Fire Safety Order 2005: call for evidence

    Glasses and keyboard

    The Government is currently calling for evidence about whether the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 continues to be fit for purpose. The Fire Safety Order which applies in England and Wales is seen as the cornerstone of general fire…

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    Melanie Burton

    Posted 20 May 2019
    by Melanie Burton .

    Deposit Cap and the Tenant Fee Ban

    Park owners rented property

    Parks that rent out park homes or other properties on tenancies should be aware that from 1st June 2019, the Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes into effect which limits deposit amounts to 5 weeks’ rent for new and renewed tenancies…

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    Anouska Musson

    Posted 5 March 2019
    by Anouska Musson .

    The Creditworthiness Assessment Bill

    Calculator

    The Creditworthiness Assessment Bill (“the Bill”) has had its first reading in the House of Commons and is expected to have its second reading on Friday 15 March 2019. For further information on the progress of the Bill you can…

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