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Hello, I have a leasehold property and I have asked my landlord

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I have a leasehold property and I have asked my landlord via a posted letter whether I can have her permission to do a loft conversion. The letter was sent in the beginning of January and she has not responded to this date. What should I do next? Should I send her another letter or can you give me some other advice?
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Maggie, London, UK
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Thanks for your question, my name isXXXXX will do whatever I can to help you today.

Sadly all you can do is send another letter.

What you can not do is assume consent.

So if she does not reply you can not start the work.

I would send one more letter, but say receded delivery asking for a response within 21 days

If 21 days comes and goes then after a month (so 28 days in total) I would get a solicitor to write a letter.

But you do need consent I am sorry to say.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you Nic, that was very helpful, but what do you mean by 'receded delivery'?

Sorry recorded :)
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?