What is included in the service charge?

What is included in the service charge? by Occupa Commercial Property Consultants

What is included in the service charge?

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The service charge covers the full maintenance of the building for the exterior and internal common parts. Contact us for advice.

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Running Costs

All the running costs are included except those of your own demise. The following are normally part of the service charge:

Roof Maintenance and Repair

External Decoration of the Building

Window Cleaning

Upkeep, Cleaning & Decoration of Common Parts

Lift maintenance

Security / CCTV

Air-conditioning

General Maintenance

Commissionaire

Water Rates, Heating, Electricity

Health & Safety

Pest Control

Fire Precautions

Access Control Systems

Engineering & Public Liability insurance

Building Management

Insurance

Often building insurance is payable separately from the service charge. The amount of service charge and building insurance you pay is usually worked out on a pro-rata basis.