Call Us on 01843 222709

Legionella Reports

What is Legionella?

Legionella Reports - Alpha Property Group

Legionnaires' disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by the inhalation of small droplets of contaminated water containing Legionella.

All man-made hot and cold water systems are likely to provide an environment where Legionella can grow. Where conditions are favourable (i.e. suitable growth temperature range; water droplets (aerosols) produced and dispersed; water stored and/or recirculated; some 'food' for the organism to grow such as rust, sludge, scale, biofilm etc.) then the bacteria may multiply thus increasing the risk of exposure.

It is a simple fact that the organism will colonise both large and small systems so both require risks to be managed effectively.

What is a Landlord?

A landlord is anyone who rents out a property they own under a lease or a licence that is shorter than seven years.

Landlords' duties apply to a wide range of accommodation, occupied under a lease or a licence, which includes but not exclusively, residential premises provided for rent by:

  • local authorities
  • housing associations
  • private sector landlords
  • commercial sector landlords/leasees
  • housing co-operatives
  • hostels

The Law and You

The law is clear that if you are a landlord and rent out your property (or even a room within your own home) then you have legal responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of your tenant by keeping the property safe and free from health hazards.

Legionella Reports - Alpha Property Group

We Can Help

Contact us for a competitive quotation 01843 222709 or email us at

Get a Quote - Alpha Property Group

For more information on the range of services we provide please contact Alpha Property Group on 01843 280400

© Alpha Property Group 2015 - 2021 All Rights Reserved

Home - Sitemap - Email us - Contact Us - Privacy Policy | Website by Broadbiz |

Switch to Mobile site