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Is this a leasehold property?
Ok, so your best option is to bring legal action against the freeholder and the management company acting on their behalf for a failure to approve the repairs in a reasonable time period and by extension breach of the leasehold agreement i.e. breach of contract.
If you want to bring a legal case you should complete a claim form using form N1 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/form-n1-claim-form-cpr-part-7
Once done send it to your nearest county court: https://www.gov.uk/find-court-tribunal
You will need to contact them and pay the issue fee.
If you want to find a solicitor to assist with this process and represent you at the hearing you can find a solicitor using the Law Society find a solicitor search option here: https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk. You can search by town or postcode to find one near you, as well as area of law in this case property law.
I trust this assists you in understanding your position however, should you have any supplementary inquiries, do not hesitate to ask and I will look to clarify or expand on my previous response.
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