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The landlord did not agree to remove them before I took occupation but he did not specify that they were staying either so i was not made aware of them staying. I rented it as an unfurnished property. When I took occupation I found them in the property and immediately asked for them to be removed. He then agreed to remove them and then changed his mind.
The removal is not noted in the tenancy agreement as the tenancy agreement is a generic short term lease agreement and covers furnished, part furnished or unfurnished. It was advertised as Unfurnished.
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If the property was rent to you as unfurnished then you probably have the right to remove the wardbrobes, or require the landlord to remove them. If he wanted them kept there then he should have specified this to you at the time of offering you the flat, particularly as the flat was rent as "unfurnished" and I would suggest this puts the onus upon him to impress any exceptions in this regard upon you.
The position as to the white goods is more clear if the landlord has stated in the tenancy agreement that they may remain subject to his not being respsonsible to repair them or that he should remove them at his cost. I would write a formal letter to the landlord in this regarding specifying that this addendum is a contractual obligation and that you require them removed within 14 days. State that if he does not remove them then you will pay to have them removed and then seek to claim the expense (including the time you have spent) from him.
IN this letter you should also state what I have suggested in the first paragraph and ask that he remove these within a similar time frame otherwise you will remove them yourself.
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