If our website has caught your interest then the following might be of interest.
https://www.facebook.com/KeepmoatBeware – A Facebook page set-up (not by us) for Keepmoat complaints. Disgruntled customers tell of their nightmares with Keepmoat, including photos.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/353776204653530/ – A group for anyone having problems with Keepmoat refurbishing their property, includes photos of the work done. Keepmoat do a lot of refurbishment works for councils as well as build new homes.
http://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/news/11454320.Firm_investigates_whistleblower_s_over_charging_claims/ – Over charging claims by a Keepmoat employee. Wouldn’t surprise me if this is true after adding an annual management fee without our knowledge.
http://salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=2406 – Article about refurbishment work in Salford, “FOLLOWING PENDLETON RESIDENTS COMPLAINTS, KEEPMOAT OFFERS £1 FOR LOSS OF BATH,
Pendleton residents at Whitebeam Court have been offered just £1 per day for being left without washing facilities and £2 per day for being left without cooking facilities during the major PFI refurbishment of their homes.
Residents of both Whitebeam Court and Spruce Court have been living for months in what is essentially a building site, with the Salford Star reporting recently that one 73 year old was left for weeks living on sandwiches after his cooker had been disconnected.”
http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1359025 – Problems with upkeep of housing estate in Sheffield.
Other Sites of Interest:
http://www.new-home-blog.co.uk/why-new-home-buyers-need-a-new-homes-ombudsman/ – From the site: “A “New Homes Ombudsman” could help new home buyers with all aspects concerning new homes, ranging from complaints about misleading and incomplete marketing information and underhand selling practices, to poor quality, defect resolution, poor after sales service – awarding proper compensation paid by builders and/or new home warranty providers.”