I have a FRI lease on a building which comprises a flat and a shop. The building has recently been sold.
The previous owner kept the gas system in the flat covered by a service agreement including safety inspections as he understood himself to be responsible for gas safety in the residential part.
The new owner says he is unaware of this and that we should get out own cover.
British Gas say they can only cover the owner of the building.
Please help me find out who is correct.
Leon Berrange London
EDIT: There is nothing in the lease agreement about this
EDIT Another way to phrase this is: 'Is a landlord responsible for gas safety in residential accommodation he lets out, even if under a FRI lease?'