Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery in Blackburn

  • Do you have commercial tenants in Blackburn with rent arrears to collect?
  • Outstanding commercial rent?

Contact DLS for Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery throughout the Blackburn and Lancashire area.

  • also Burnley, Clitheroe, Accrington, Settle
  • and surrounding area of Lancashire

The DLS service

When you use DLS you can be sure of a professional service.

  • Advice on the options available to you.
  • Prompt response to your instructions.
  • Costs charged to debtor where the law allows.
  • Simple fee structure so no hidden surprises.
  • Regular updates on progress.
  • Final report on completion.


Section 72 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 allows a commercial landlord in Blackburn to use Schedule 12 (taking control of goods) to recover rent payable under the lease from the tenant without needing to go to court.

  • CRAR only covers commercial property; it cannot be used for mixed-use premises.
  • CRAR only covers the actual rent; it does not cover service charges, insurance, rates, etc.
  • CRAR applies when there is a lease.
  • CRAR applies when at least 7 days of rent arrears.
  • Only a certificated enforcement agent can undertake CRAR; it cannot be undertaken by a landlord or its agent.
  • A minimum of 7 days (excluding Sundays and bank holidays) notice must be given to the tenant that the landlord is exercising his right to use CRAR.
  • Under CRAR the tenant may apply to have the notice set aside or apply for an order to stay enforcement.
  • If the tenant goes into administration during the notice period the landlord will need permission either from the administrator or the court to exercise CRAR.
  • Minimum time frame for CRAR is 21 days - 7 days arrears, 7 days notice to use CRAR, 7 days notice of sales of goods.

Call DLS today for all your Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery.

Any questions?

For the commercial rent arrears recovery service telephone or email to speak with the Enforcement Team.

  • Questions about the commercial rent arrears recovery service we provide.
  • Wish to discuss a commercial rent arrears recovery in the Blackburn area.

Customer Contact Cemtre

DLS operates a central contact point for initial enquiries.

01332 980 899

Derby Legal Services Ltd (DLS Enforcement) is part of Enforcement Bailiffs Ltd which trades as Quality Bailiffs. We share national administration, and operational resources which allows us to deliver a quality focused and cost effective local enforcement service through our regional branches.

To instruct us please visit Quality Bailiffs online instruction form for Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery