Residents vs builder over rotting balconies at risk of collapse

Davida Erdahl

But Rivergum Households has defended its workmanship of the 8 Angle Park models, saying it adopted enhancement approvals and places the blame on citizens for the drinking water harm to the balconies.

The dispute centres on the absence, or not, of waterproofing to the balconies which separate the upstairs and downstairs models of the houses at seven-21 Angle Road.

The units’ overall body corporate this yr banned citizens from utilizing their balconies, which experienced been propped up to reduce potential collapse.

Resident and overall body corporate presiding officer So Young Myung stated there experienced been an “ongoing issue” with rotten timber bearers on the balconies since 2018 – 9 decades soon after the structures were built.

Ms Myung stated the tiled balconies to the 1-bedroom houses experienced “started slipping off” and that the harm was in the same locale of all balconies.

“People here are now dwelling below the constant … Read More