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					    Useful Telephone Numbers                                      WELCOME TO ADMIRAL POINT
                                                                     A Prestigious Private Development Set in the Splendours of
         and Information                                                         Blackpool’s North Shore - Bispham

Contact                                        Telephone
                                                                                                          The Residents Owners
Blackpool Airport..…………………………...             01253 404615
                                                                                                       Committee is delighted that
Blackpool Council……………………………                 01253 477477
                                                                                                       You have chosen this beautiful
Doctor’s North Shore Surgery ……………..         01253 352066
                                                                                                       development as your home.
Emergency - Police, Fire & Rescue……….        999
Local bus enquiries …………………………               01253 473001
NHS Direct …………………………………..                   0845 4647
Manchester Airport ………………………….               0161 489 3000
National rail enquiries ………………………            08457 484950
Police – Community Beat Sergeant………          01253 604549
Refuse collection – Blackpool Council……      01253 477477
Turnkey Management Company…………..             01253 649049
Victoria Hospital …………………………….               01253 300000

      FIRE ASSEMBLY POINTS
                                                                   To preserve the quality of life that we enjoy here,
     Admiral View - Rear car park Admiral Point
                                                                    the Residents Owners Committee along with
        Admiral Point - Car park Admiral View                       management company Turnkey Management
                                                                                has set out a series of
   Admiral Heights - Rear car park Admiral Point
     See map of Fire Assembly Points on page 2
                                                                             ‘Rules of Mutual Harmony’
                                                                   These ‘rules’ are incorporated within the lease of
For future updates of this leaflet – please register your email    your apartment and we ask all residents to follow
                      address with the
                                                                    them to preserve the beauty and tranquillity of
    Chairman of the Residents Owners Committee on:
            Admiralpointowners@hotmail.co.uk                                   this quality development.
                                                                               This is the personal copy for your Apartment
                                                                           Please keep it in a safe place and update it accordingly.
       FIRE ASSEMBLY POINTS
                                                                                  THANK YOU

                                                                   For taking the time to read these simple
                                                                             ‘Rules of Harmony’.
                                                                  They are not meant to be inclusive of each
                                                                  and every situation - but are intended as a
                                                                  guide to commonsense, responsibility and
                                                                      respect for this lovely prestigious
                                                                                development.
                                                                   The Management and Owners Committee took the
                                                                  decision to have CCTV installed for the protection of
                                                                  our residents and their property. The majority of the
                                                                  development is covered and recorded for this purpose
                                                                     and no other. It is also a benefit to your contents
                                                                   insurance (the building insurance is covered by your
                                                                                  maintenance charge).

                                                                  The CCTV recordings can be used for evidence; they
                                                                     are kept for 14 days before being erased so it is
                                                                    important to report any incidents ASAP to your
Admiral Heights: REAR car park Admiral Point – Assembly Point A
                                                                   committee member (see notice board) by email at
Admiral Point: Car park Admiral View: Point - Assembly Point B             admiralpointowners@hotmail.co.uk
Admiral View: REAR car park -Admiral Point - Assembly Point A
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                                                                      The communal post boxes are emptied daily.

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        LOCAL HISTORY –                                                    WELCOME TO ADMIRAL POINT
  BISPHAM and THE MINERS HOME                                         Living in a community is very different from living in a
                                                                     house; you have to consider your neighbours at all times,
   Bispham, known until 1910 as Bispham-with-Norbreck, was          communal areas do not belong to any one individual – but
    originally a village in its own right, pre-dating the town of
Blackpool by several hundred years. In 1066 Bispham was part of
                                                                     to every resident. In view of this, residents are especially
   Tostig Godwinson, the Earl of Northumbria's, Lordship of           asked to give these areas their consideration especially
Amounderness. It is featured in the Doomsday Book of 1086 as                regarding; noise, appearance and conduct.
    Biscopham (meaning Bishop's estate or Bishop's house).
                                                                    We would like to make it clear that Admiral Point enjoys a
  Bispham-with-Norbreck comprised three hamlets — Great (or
      Greater) Bispham, Little Bispham and Norbreck, with
                                                                      very happy and comfortable relationship amongst its
 Anchorsholme (then Angersholme) part of Norbreck. Although         residents, however, very occasionally antisocial behaviour
     the three hamlets were originally part of the Lordship of                    and other problems do occur.
 Amounderness, they were later divided with the moiety of Little
  Bispham and Norbreck being given to Shrewsbury Abbey and          In view of this, we believe that it is important that residents
            Great Bispham to the Lord of Warrington.                 of Admiral Point understand the parameters of what they
      Great Bispham was a part of the Lordship of Layton.           can and cannot do. Also, what sanctions may be invoked if
 In 1539, it was bought by John Browne, who sold it to Thomas        the ‘Rules of Mutual Harmony’ are exceeded or ignored.
                       Fleetwood in 1550.
                                                                    The terms of the lease residents’ signed, are not only legally
  The Admiral Point development is a Grade II listed building,
  which was originally The Miners Convalescent Home built by
                                                                    binding but equally, they are important so as to ensure that
 Bradshaw Gass & Hope between 1925 and 1927. It was opened             all residents are able to enjoy living at Admiral Point.
            by the Prince of Wales on 28 June 1927.
                                                                    The Management and Residents Owners Committee are committed
 In 2006, the home, which for many years had stood empty was            to do there utmost to ensure that everyone can live without
  redeveloped into luxury homes and is now known as Admiral         intimidation or disturbance and, to have their rights fully protected.
Point, with 47 apartments, and a further 71 apartments in two new
             luxury blocks flanking the main building.               We hope that in the event of any neighbour dispute a friendly word
                                                                    will defuse the situation and resolve the issue. In the event that ‘issues’
We are now all part of this fabulous history – and that is why we     cannot be resolved, an appeal by either party may be made to the
have produced this booklet to ask you to play your part in taking         Management company and Residents Owners Committee.
               care of it for future generations.


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Should a complaint be found justified, the following                         including dogs, are not allowed to live
           procedure will be adopted.
                                                                PETS          or stay in any apartment
                                                               within the development of Admiral Point.
                                                               Please note that the previous Management
     A letter will be sent from the Management and             Company, on the basis that there are no
 Residents Owners Committee to the resident believed           complaints from other residents, granted a few
   to be in breach of their lease. Following that letter,      residents a licence to keep a dog. This
                                                               arrangement still applies.
should the situation remain unresolved and a breach of
  lease continues, a further letter will be sent from our          No further concessions will be given
                     legal department.                                  other than for guide dogs

 We must add, that in the event of legal action being          Please note that dogs are not allowed:
                                                                      off leash anywhere in the grounds of Admiral Point
 taken and the case upheld, all costs will be charged                 on any of the grassed areas
    against the tenant/owner of that property and if           This is to prevent fouling, scorching of grass and unwanted
 required, eviction sought where appropriate. Please           noise.
note that it is not the intention of the Management and                             The entrance doors to all three buildings
 Residents Owners Committee to invoke legal action              SECURITY            serve two purposes; security and fire
                   without provocation.                                              protection.

                                                                                       Never wedge or leave them open at any
                   CONTENTS                             Page                             time - anyone could gain entry! Any
Fire Assembly Points…………………………………………………………………..          2                                 damage caused by wedging doors
Balconies……………………………………………………………………………………                                                         open will be charged.
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Domestic Rubbish ……………………………………………………………………..            5                                  Please Be Vigilant At All Times!
Grassed Areas ……………………………………………………………………………              6
Lifts and Hallways ………………………………………………………………………           6                                Do not hold the door open for anyone
Noise ………………………………………………………………………………………..                7                             unless you know they are a resident or
Parking ……………………………………………………………………………………..               8                      invited guest. They just may not be and you
Pets ………………………………………………………………………………………….                 9               could be jeopardising everyone else’s security.
Security …………………………………………………………………………………….               9     If people are trying to gain access to the either apartment block
Local History …………………………………………………………………………….            10     without a key-fob, you are entitled to ask them who they are and
Useful telephone Numbers and Information…………………………………   12     what they want.

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                       Each apartment has one allocated space.
 PARKING              See your lease or notice board for                RULES OF MUTUAL HARMONY
confirmation of your space. Please note that apartment numbers
are in the majority of cases different to the number used on the                               Are for the quiet enjoyment of residents.
allocated parking space. Car parks are monitored by the CCTV            BALCONIES So that the aesthetic appeal of the
                                                                                              development is kept to a high standard, it
Vehicles must not be parked elsewhere within the car parks.           is important that balconies are not used to store debris and other
Neither must they be parked in the private access roads leading       items including; refuse bags, hanging washing, and bicycles.
to both Admiral Point, and Admiral Heights, you will be clamped
in these areas this is to ensure access by emergency services at                                   It is absolutely forbidden to use
all times.You are responsible for advising your visitors                                           barbeques on the balcony – this is a
                                                                                                   fire hazard. In the event of the fire
Please note there are secure cycle racks in all of the bin areas                                   brigade being called, the resident
and some in the underground car park                                                               involved will be charged for a call out.
(for which there is a charge – details                                                             Throwing      cigarette    ends    from
form the management company) this                                                                  balconies is another fire hazard as the
area is monitored by CCTV.                                                                         waste could be drawn into the
Note that vehicles within the grounds                                 apartment below. Even on ground floor apartments this action will
must    be    taxed,    insured   and                                 be treated as littering and is against the lease terms..
roadworthy. No vehicle maintenance                                                                        There are plenty of communal
work should be carried out apart from
that by the emergency services such                                     DOMESTIC RUBBISH refuse bins in the bin stores;
                                                                                                          these are for the exclusive
as the AA or RAC.                                                     use of residents to dispose of domestic waste. As
Extra large vans, caravans or similar vehicles must not be parked     the bins are communal we recommend you
within the development or indeed as mentioned earlier, the            shred all personal data. The bins are not of the
private roads leading to the development.                             disposal of; metal items, white goods and
                                                                      rubble. If you see anyone from outside the
Please note the signage, which clearly states that any                development using these bins or dumping
breaches of parking can result in clamping or even towing             rubbish on the floors of the bin stores, please
away. In the event of this occurring you will be responsible to the   contact the Management Company.
contractor for payment prior to vehicle release.
                                                                      Do not leave rubbish on the floor of the bin
Please be considerate of other residents by not slamming doors,       store as other residents end up cleaning it up
revving engines, sounding horns or playing radios loudly. Please      to avoid a charge by the local authority!
do not allow taxis or friends cars to block the barriers so as to
impede the entrance and exit of other residents.


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 The Council provides a low cost collection service for the removal                          Hallways are not play areas for children, nor
 of white goods or other larger items no longer required, see back                             are they to be used for storage of bicycles,
 page for contact details. Alternatively, all types of household                                 prams, toys, boxes etc. as they present
 waste including white goods and large items can be taken free of                                  fire and trip hazards. Please consider
 charge to the waste disposal and recycling centre less than 10                                      the other residents. If you wish to add
 minutes away. It is open 7 days a week, see contact details back                                    any fixtures such as pictures, or plants
 page.                                                                                               please ensure that you get permission
                                                                                                    from the management company first
 Admiral Point wants to be progressive in its approach to the
 environment and take responsibility for its own waste                                                             Loud music and raised
 management. CCTV has been installed to monitor the bin                                         NOISE              voices are a problem
 stores, this will enable residents to have confidence they are safe     experienced by neighbours from time to time. Please be
 in the environment and be able to identify those that abuse the         considerate to your neighbours at all times. Your lease is specific
 system.                                                                 that no music or noise must be audible from your apartment
                                                                         between the hours of 11.00 - 8.00.
                                  Dogs are not allowed off leash
   GRASSED AREAS anywhere in the grounds of                              Excessive noise and loud music played at anytime of the day or night is
                                                                         considered antisocial behaviour and is against the law. Blackpool
                                  Admiral Point and are not
 allowed on any part of the grassed                                      Council takes these problems extremely seriously and will on
 areas. Ball games are not allowed                                       notification, take immediate action which can lead to the seizure of any
                                                                         audio equipment and prosecution.
 within any area of the development
 neither are BBQs nor any other                                          Please note that noise can be              If you are affected by
 fixtures, be they temporary or                                          heard from the car parks and           unreasonable noise and your
 otherwise. This is to preserve the                                      walkways. Do ensure that you           neighbour does not respond
 outstanding aspect of this beautiful                                    and any guests keep voices low,        to your friendly word, please
                                                                         particularly at night when sound        report this to the Council’s
 development.
                                                                         travels much further. Because             ‘Noise service’ see back
                                                                                                                 page for telephone number.
LIFTS AND HALLWAYS                                                       most doors a re fire doors and are
                                                                         self-closing, please ensure they            All calls are treated
                                         Be advised that the lifts are                                                   confidentially
                                                                         do not slam as this noise carries
 connected to the fire alarm system. Do not let children play in the     through the building and disturbs
 lifts. Do not misuse the lifts or overload them, especially when        neighbours. Your accommodation of these requests will be very much
 moving in or indeed out. In the event of any such misuse, the           appreciated. Please remember you are fully responsible for the conduct
 doors of the lifts might not open until an engineer attends, in         of any guests you invite onto the development.
 some instances this could take several hours and in the
 meantime those residents that depend on using lifts i.e. the            It is expected that all residents either moving in or out to do so at a
 disabled, and elderly, – or anyone weighed down with shopping,          reasonable hour i.e. between 9.00am and 6.00pm. Be advised any
 will be seriously inconvenienced. In these circumstances you may        damage caused to lifts, paintwork, doors ect will be recharged
 be charged the engineers call out fee.
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