Hello Dear members,I rent an apartment in Strathfield and have been using the car park allocated to my unit to park the bicycle. I have been using the series of water pipes that feed into the fire…Continue
"One of the new owners here cited the availability of bike parking on the property, as one of the reasons she bought-in.
You'd hope a strata manager wouldn't misrepresent the by-laws - more likely for a committee member to make up stuff…"
""Installing bike parking adds value to your property and can attract future buyers and tenants"
Both resident and non-resident owners should see the value in that?
Maybe print some out and get them to owners"
"No magic answers but this City of Sydney council document has some ideas but they assume a willing owners corporation.
Guide to bike parking in residential buildings
City of Sydney council mandates a significant number of secure bicycle parking in…"
"I own a unit in a block of 16 on the lower north shore and went through a period of about three years during which I tried to get the strata to address this issue. For many years I carried my bike (a tourer with panniers) up to the third floor but…"
"Thanks Peter, Yea I am not going to take up the battle with strata, which manages the nearly 250 units spread across 3 blocks. However, was very surprised at their stand/support for parking bikes in my own parking lot.
Yeah worst come, may end…"
"before you invest a lot in the battle as strata disputes are rarely based on common sense, do you really want to win? the number of bikes that get stolen from secure apartment car parks is scary. Also ask them if you may store this in your apartment…"
"We own a unit in a block of 9. The only other owner occupier in the block also has a bike. A couple of the renters have bikes which they currently store in their carport spaces. I've got mine in the common laundry, and the…"