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Surbiton Court Flats 1-69 is managed by a Board of Directors, comprised of Members and elected by Members, not by an outside managing agent. Everyone who owns a flat in Surbiton Court is automatically a Member of SCRA Ltd. Members are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting. Members who are in arrears with their maintenance are not entitled to vote at the AGM until their debt is cleared. A flat owned by two, or more, people is entitled to one vote, that is, one vote per flat.

The Board is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the buildings (cleaning, gardening, drains, communal lighting, etc.), the block insurance, and the day-to-day running of Surbiton Court. The Board follows a pro-active schedule of preventative maintenance, which involves prioritising work on a rolling programme basis. The Board meets approximately once a month and a summary of meetings is posted on the Blog.

The purpose of this Handbook is to provide an accessible guide to living in Surbiton Court, based on the Terms of the Lease. All residents, whether owners or sub-tenants, are legally bound to comply with the Terms of the Lease: by buying, or renting, a flat in Surbiton Court you legally agree to comply with these terms.

Some of the information contained in the Handbook, for example maintenance charges, applies only to owners, however all residents are advised to familiarise themselves with the Handbook.

If you have any queries, or would like a hard copy of the Handbook, please email

Surbiton Court has two postcodes: KT6 4EB for Flats 1-35 and KT6 4ED for Flats 36-69.

To clarify some of the terminology used in this Handbook and on the website:

Member is someone who owns a Lease for a flat in Surbiton Court and is therefore a member of SCRA Ltd
Owner is someone who holds a Lease for a flat in Surbiton Court
Resident is anyone who lives in Surbiton Court, whether they own or rent a flat
Sub-tenant is the correct term for someone who rents a flat in Surbiton Court, although they are often generally referred to as tenants
Tenant is the correct legal term for someone who holds a Lease for a flat in Surbiton Court, and is referred to as such in the Lease
(NB The terms ‘owner’, ‘member’ and ‘tenant’ are interchangeable.)


Surbiton Court No 2 (Flats 70-89) and Surbiton Court No 3 (Flats 90-113) are entirely separate legal entities. They are managed separately and all queries relating to Surbiton Court Nos 2 & 3 should be directed to Wallakers, 69 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4NX.

PLEASE NOTE Residents of Surbiton Court Nos 2 & 3 do not have rights to the gardens of Surbiton Court Flats 1-69, nor do they, their visitors or contractors have rights to park anywhere in the grounds of Surbiton Court Flats 1-69.

This page last updated 01 June 2016
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