Join a residents' panel or activity

If you would like to join any of these panel or activities just contact us and we will get back to you. Don't forget you can also join Kingston Residents’ Scrutiny Panel (KRiSP) and the Kingston Federation of Residents (FED).

Repairs panel

  • open to anyone living in or owning a council property
  • discuss any aspect of the repairs service, including day to day repairs and maintenance, planned and cyclical maintenance, communal repairs and maintenance and works to empty properties
  • meetings are likely to be held in the evening

Leaseholder forum

  • open to leaseholders of council properties, whether living in the property or renting it out
  • discuss any aspect of the service of specific interest to leaseholders
  • also picks up on common concerns expressed on the leasehold online forum
  • meets twice a year in the evening

Sheltered housing panel

  • open to anyone living in our sheltered housing
  • discuss any aspect of the service of specific interest to sheltered housing
  • also picks up on common concerns expressed on the sheltered housing online forum
  • transport is provided if you need it
  • meets twice a year in the daytime

Estate standards monitoring

  • for those who live in or own a council property 
  • carry out monitoring as often as you wish - when it suits you
  • grade your services - go around your estate and look at the quality of services such as cleaning, lighting, grass cutting and gardening
  • using a standard based on pictures, you grade those services, offer your comments and send it back to us
  • tells us which services are working and which need improving and it may also suggest the need for further investment

Estate inspections

  • for those who live in or own a council property on the estate being inspected
  • inspections take place quarterly and in the daytime - you will be given dates and times
  • accompany your estate manager as they go around the estate, noting any outstanding problems
  • means we will hear about issues we may not see at the time of inspection, such as what happens at night time or weekends and helps us to understand the causes of problems

Estate advocates

  • for those who live in or own a council property on the estate where there is no residents’ association
  • we would like you to act as a contact point with us
  • let us know about problems that come up and advise us on what the estate needs
  • how much you publicise this to your neighbours, so they can feed communal issues through you, is up to you
  • training will be given