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Extending your Lease

A leaseholder must serve a formal notice, on Colchester Borough Council, requesting a lease extension. The notice is to be addressed to the Housing Client Co-Ordinator, Colchester Borough Council, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG

The formal notice must have the following information:

  • Leaseholder's full name and the address of the flat
  • Details of the lease to be renewed
  • Proof that they satisfy the qualifying criteria
  • Give the price the leaseholder proposes pay
  • State if the new lease should have different terms to the old lease. If so, give detail of these terms
  • Give the name of any agent acting on behalf of the leaseholder
  • Give a date, at least two months ahead, by which the landlord must give their counter notice