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We have compiled an alphabetic list of information which explains the procedures which are used on The Old Meadow estate. If you are unable to find what you are searching for please contact us.

Access and Security

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As this page is open to the public we have not included information on the access and security procedures which are in place on the estate. Residents may obtain information on access and security by emailing the website administrator. Contact Us=#107327# Owners…

AGM

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The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Residents’ Management Company (RMC) is usually held in September/October. This meeting gives all owners the opportunity to attend, to elect directors, to table items for consideration and to vote on issues. It was…

Bicycles

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There are three bicycle stores on the estate for use exclusively by residents of the apartments. These can be found at the side of Severn House, at the back of Montgomery House and at the end of The Old Meadow…

Car Parking

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Car parking in Shrewsbury is at a premium and no less so than here on TOM. It is however quite straightforward. Each house and penthouse has two spaces and each apartment has one. There are no allocated visitor car parking…

Change of Occupancy

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New Owner If you are the new owner of a property (freeholder or leaseholder) it is very important that you register, with Warwick Estates, our managing agents, to enable you to access its confidential portal for details of service charges, …

Children’s Play Area

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The feature gardens are open for all to enjoy but they were not designed as children’s play areas. This was recognised by the developer who provided funding for a path to link TOM to The Castle Walk Recreation Ground. …

Communication

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Website We hope this website covers everything you need to know but if you can’t find what you are looking for please email our web administrator. Contact Us=#107327# The website will be updated monthly to keep you up to date…

Community Events

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The VE celebrations on 8 May 2020 and the Doorstep Carols on 16 December 2020 were great, despite the social distancing. We hope it will be possible to hold similar organised communal events in the gardens and streets in the future.

External Decoration & Changes

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The overall appearance of the estate will be enhanced if we all maintain some form of conformity. The original plans for the development stated that changes to the homes should not alter “the character and appearance” of properties in the…

Friends of TOM (FoTOM)

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The communal gardens and other external areas are maintained by external contractors. The contractors are managed by our Managing Agents. The Friends of The Old Meadow group (FoTOM) was formed in 2019 and up until the restrictions brought about by…

Gardens

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The two feature gardens were incorporated into the development to allow floodwater to enter the estate, when the River Severn is in spate. The gardens are a key feature of the estate and we want to ensure that they continue…

Layout of the Estate

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On entering the development through the main gates you will find the houses and apartments to the left of the Old Meadow road are odd numbers and the apartments in Montgomery House on the right are even numbers. Three roads…

Lighting

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Street Lights The street lights throughout the estate are maintained by the managing agents. If you notice a problem with one of the street lights please report this to our managing agents via the Warwick Estates portal using the ticket system…

Litter

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There have occasionally been issues with littering across the estate. Often this is due to litter being blown in from outside or from the bin stores. Please be mindful and considerate when disposing of rubbish and where possible pick up…

Managing Agents

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Managing Agents - Warwick Estates Warwick Estates is the managing agent appointed by the RMC to look after the external areas on our behalf. Typically WE prepare and collect the service charges; maintains our accounts; and appoints and oversees…

Noise

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We ask that residents and their guests be respectful of others and not make excessive noise anywhere on the estate, including playing music in the gardens, from private patios, balconies and open windows. Please be considerate particularly between 23.00 and 07.00

Pets

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The permissions for keeping pets vary depending on residents' contractual position i.e. a freeholder, leaseholder, co-owner or tenant. You are advised to check your documents. A freeholder may not keep more than two normal household pets in the property save with…

Refuse & Recycling Collection

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General refuse collection and recycling collection alternate each week. Recycling includes: Glass, tins and plastic. Paper and cardboard. Garden and food waste. In the case of the residents of the houses collection day is Thursday – but it’s advisable to…

Reporting Issues

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External Common Areas The Old Meadow Management Company Ltd, which we refer to as the Residents’ Management Company (RMC), was established to take ownership of the external common areas (ECAs) of the estate. The ECAs include roads, gardens, street lighting, security…

Street Cleaning

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The Old Meadow is a private estate and as such we residents are responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of all the roads. The cost of this is covered by the service charge. It is all the more important that…

TV/Satellite/Aerial

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The estate’s terrestrial and satellite TV system is delivered by an integrated reception system (IRS). The setup is slightly different in Montgomery House where there are individual satellite dishes. It is forbidden, under the rules governing the…

Window Cleaning

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Houses Residents in houses are responsible for making arrangements to have their own windows cleaned. Most residents use a local company. Details can be found on the link trades people=#107322# Apartments The external windows of the flats are cleaned regularly by an…