Blagdon Estate Office
Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 6 DE
Welcome to Blagdon Estate. This leaflet is designed to help you
understand the Estate procedures and give guidance in the event of
The Estate Office
The Estate Office is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Telephone number(01670) 789621.
Chief Executive; Mr. R. J. Downer
Assist. Estate Manager : Mrs. E. Ridley
All requests for repairs must be made direct to the Estate Office,
a works ticket will be issued for all valid repairs and the work
will be carried out as soon as possible. We try to prioritise all
repairs so routine items may take a little while to attend to.
Out of office hours requests should only be made in the cases of
emergency and can be made by leaving a message on the office
answer phone or alternatively to:
Mrs E. Ridley (01670) 789287
R. J. Downer ( 01670) 789575
Please note that the Estate's resources out of hours are very
limited and we may not be able to help in some cases.
Any alterations or tenant improvements are to be agreed in advance
with, and to the satisfaction of the Landlord
You should ensure that you have adequate contents insurance
suitable for a tenanted property; there may be repairs for which
you are responsible that will be covered by this.
You should carefully read your tenancy agreement and make
yourself aware of your responsibilities with regards to
repairs. The Estate is not responsible for all repairs particularly
not for those caused by misuse, e.g. broken windows, or for blocked
drains caused by grease or other inappropriate items being
introduced into drainage systems. We do not deal with vermin or
Please see the leaflet on dampness for advice on
Leaving your property unoccupied
Should you leave your property unoccupied over the winter period
for more than 2 days, you should ensure that it is adequately
protected against frost. We recommend leaving your heating on low
and turning off your mains water supply.
Your tenancy agreement states that rents are payable quarterly in
advance on 2nd February, 12th May, 1st August and 11th
November. Invoices will be sent to you each quarter and the rent
should be paid on or before the quarter day.
If you foresee any difficulty in paying your rent on time, please
let the Estate Office know as soon as possible.
You are welcome to walk on hard roads throughout the Estate and on
some footpaths through the gardens and woods. A map of suitable
routes is available on request.
Some useful telephone numbers:
Electricity emergency: 0800 66 88 77
Northumbrian Water : 0845 717 1100
Gas emergencies : 0800 111 999
Heating Oil: Brett Fuels 0191 490 3100
Calor gas 0870 2411602
Northuberland County Council 0845 600 6400
Bees, wasps and mice : S.G.J Pest Services :(01670) 861976
Energy Saving : Warm Zone 01670 356642