key dates in the history of Chiswick Staithe
1963 Chiswick Staithe designed by Edward Armitage and built by Chiswick Strand Developments Ltd.
1974 High Court order obtained by developers to endorse the validity of 1967 Leasehold Reform Act as a means to maintain adequate standards of appearance and amenity and to regulate redevelopment on Chiswick Staithe.
1976 Flood defenses built by the GLC as part of Thames Barrier Act
1988 Chiswick Staithe Ltd. established
1989 Freehold purchased by Chiswick Staithe Ltd. from previous landlord. Chiswick Staithe Ltd. thus became the "Landlord" as defined in the 1974 Court Order ("Management Scheme") and replaced the Residents Association, which had existed previously.
1991 Pavements re-paved
1993 New entrances erected
1997 Roads re-surfaced; CCTV installed
1999 Lighting upgraded
2000 River wall repaired. Design assessment and policy guidelines (‘The Design Guidelines’) commissioned and drawn up by Acanthus Lawrence & Wrightson Architects.
2005 Surface water drains inspected. Management scheme updated.
2006 New Management Scheme confirmed by LVT, incorporating 2000 Design and Policy Guidelines.
2014 Design and Policy Guidelines amended to clarify the policy for subterranean extensions.

• New purchasers of property on the Staithe should note that a search by your Solicitor will reveal the presence of the Management Scheme, which should be brought to your attention.