HC Deb 24 April 1986 vol 96 c502

498A.—(1) The works for which a common parts grant may be given are works required for the improvement or repair of the common parts of a building in which there are one or more flats, other than works for the provision of a dwelling.

(2) For this purpose—

  1. (a) "flat" means a dwelling which is a separate set of premises, whether or not on the same floor, divided horizontally from some other part of the building, and
  2. (b) "common parts" includes the structure and exterior of the building and common facilities provided, whether in the building or elsewhere, for persons who include the occupiers of one or more dwellings in the building.