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Yes, you have a righ tot know the landlord's address under s1 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 if you request it in writing. If the landlord does not provide this in 21 days then they are guilty of a summary offense, which is a crime.
Practically speaking it may be quicker to merely look up the registered title to the property at the land registry. This will tell you who owns the freehold interest in the property (or the long leasehold interest in the flat). Enter the address of the property on the following website and pay a £4 fee to download a copy of the register.
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If the register does not list a separate address for the service of the landlord then you will have to cite the above referred to section of the act in order to request an address for service under statute. Refer them to the section and they will supply it. It will not have a telephone number on it and in fact they are only obligated to you an address
If the property is let as being a furnished property then those furnishings must be in good repair. If they are not then you can request that the landlord replaces them.
\if you are occupying the property under an assured shorthold tenancy - which you will be unless then rent is over 100k per annum and you did not receive a notice specifying that it was not to be an AST then your deposit should have been protected in a tenancy deposit scheme. If it has not been then you can sue the landlord for the ordinary of the deposit and a fine payable of three times the deposit amount if he does not then place it in a scheme/
In order to protect yourself you should take photos of areas of concern now, so that you can demonstrate the state of repair at the start of the tenancy .