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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF PLOT OWNERS ON THE HOLLY LODGE ESTATE

Part 2 of the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Estate plot owners, being the election to the Committee, is to be held on 23rd May 2019. Voting will take place Monday 20th May to Thursday 23rd May with the count taking place after voting closes on Thursday.

Date

Time

Location

Mon 20-May

08.00-12.00

Estate Office*

Tues 21-May

16.00-20.00

Estate Office*

Weds 22-May

16.00-20.00

Gazebo**

Thurs 23-May

08.00-18.00

Gazebo**

 Notes

*  Estate office is in the Estate yard opposite 8 Holly Lodge Gardens

**Gazebo to be located on verge HW/MA junction

If a plot owner wishes to nominate a resident family member as their representative, they will need to bring a letter signed by both the plot owner and the representative. The letter must include the name and signature of the plot owner and the nominated representative with confirmation they are a member of the plot owner’s family resident at the address. If you prefer, a pre printed form can be found HERE or collected from the office. 

 

PARKING PERMIT RENEWALS

** The 2018 permits will expire on Sunday 21st April and you risk being ticketed from Monday 22nd April**

We are currently issuing the 2019 permits. If you have not done so already would you please confirm the reg nos of the vehicles for which you require a 2019 permit. We can only issue these if we already have the car on our system. If you require a permit for a new vehicle please complete an application form which can be found on the website www.hle.org.uk or contact the office for one manager@hle.org.uk

 

RESIDENTS' SECURITY MEETING

A synopsis of the meeting held at St Anne's Church on 22nd January 2018 can be found HERE.

 

2018 ELECTRIC VEHICLE SURVEY RESULTS There was a 21% response rate to the survey. 

Electric Vehicles (EV)

The key findings were: 67% of respondents believe the HLEC should invest in EV charging points.

60% of respondents believe it is very important to have a charging point close to your home and 50% of respondents believe it’s very important to have an EV charging point on the estate rather than Highgate West Hill or Swains Lane (an additional 18% believe this is of some importance).  If there was an EV charging point on the estate, the percentage of people who already own, or expect to buy an EV in the next 5 years, increases from 43% to 54% (compared to the current arrangement).  47% of respondents said access to an EV charging point on the estate would make them more likely to buy an EV. 

Full results of the survey are available here.

The next step will be for the HLEC to seek planning permission for EV chargers.

Car Club

55% of respondents would like to see a car club on the estate. As a consequence, the committee contacted the two leading car clubs operating in London, Zipcar and DriveNow. 

Unfortunately, Zipcar required payments in excess of £20,000 plus VAT to keep a car on the Estate, which was felt excessive by the Committee.

DriveNow doesn’t keep cars in allocated spaces. Instead they operate a zone within which the 300 DriveNow BMW cars can be parked anywhere (including pay & display and residents bays).  However, the zone only covers Islington, Hackney, Haringey, Waltham Forest and a parking area at Stratford International, and they are not able to extend it to include HLE.  But DriveNow have offered all residents of the HLE a lifetime DriveNow membership (usually £29) and £10.00 driving credit for free. 

 

SECURITY REPORT

In 2016 the HLEC commissioned a report of Security on the Estate. Newsletters went out with a precis, and the full report can be found here.