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tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments


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In addition to the seven new blocks of flats, SRV will also retain and renovate the office tower belonging to the Pohjola Building (tower A), a well-known landmark in the area, for new use.
As with other large blocks of flats that we have, we do install CCTV to assist with managing anti-social behaviour and to improve the sense of security for our residents," Cllr Jackson said.
The move has been welcomed by the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA), which represents 260 firms managing 34,000 blocks of flats ARMA chairman Peter Dening said: "The importance of this new guidance cannot be over-estimated.
The Metropolitan Police said the fire had spread to "several" blocks of flats and other properties in Sumner Road and Rosemary Road.
Hasn't the city seen enough blocks of flats built to suit every possible buyer and every conceivable niche?
Residents in Blyth ( who include a number of elderly and disabled people ( are furious with council planning officials for recommending approval of the 30ft-high blocks of flats just 10 yards from their gardens.
The distinctive blocks of flats built by the City of Vienna between 1919-34 have long held the attention of those who believe that architecture has a role to play in making a better society.
Problem blocks of flats in the Black Country were demolished yesterday in a bid to breathe new life into a "troubled" housing estate.
TWO blocks of flats in Canley are to be demolished and replaced with 83 new homes after the proposals were backed by planning bosses.
Services required under this framework are expected to be for around 450 low rise blocks of flats, 7 Mid Rise blocks of flats, 5 Maisonettes and 12 Multi Storey blocks of flats that all have communal door entry systems and security doors.
He asked residents of blocks of flats who called the fire service to meet firefighters at the entrance to their residences to make it easier to locate the source of fires.
MORE than 300 people were evacuated from their homes today after a huge blaze at a building site spread to several blocks of flats.
30 October 2009 - The prices of old blocks of flats and terraced houses in Finland increased by 0.
A police spokesman said: "Officers made an emergency entrance to a flat in an area where there are a number of blocks of flats to arrest an offender who had allegedly committed a serious sex offence a short time earlier.
Two fires were located in both stairwells of two blocks of flats, which were joined by one communal room.