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Can I be forced to upgrade or replace my front door if it is the door that was there when I purchased the flat?

If you own your door under the terms of the lease and the freeholder considers that it is not properly compliant to current fire safety standards, perhaps after carrying out a fire risk assessment, the terms of the lease may be enough to entitle them to require you to bring your door up to standard.


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