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Landlord Prosecuted by the Fire Service

Landlord fined a total of £23,000 The successful prosecution of a landlord is welcomed by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, who will now have to pay nearly £23,000 in fines and costs after fire safety breaches. Thomas Wallace from Breadsell Farm, Breadsell Lane, Hastings...

Rule breaches cost landlord over £15,000

The Bridge Road trading estate where a rule or two was breached A trading estate landlord from Keynsham has been ordered to pay out nearly £15,500 for breaching not one rule, but multiple regulations, including fire safety. Allan Dykes, of Durley Lane, Keynsham submitted guilty...
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Hospital faces £380M bill for not being fire proof

‘A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN’ Two-years of round-the-clock renovations required as urgent safety work begins to rectify the mistake at the University Hospital of Coventry. URGENT safety works have begun at a £380 million PFI hospital after inspectors found it was...
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Blaze breaks out at Academy School

Twelve fire crews were sent to tackle the blaze at Cecil Jones School in Southend at 16:30 BST Firefighters had to use water from a nearby swimming pool to bring a blaze at a school in Essex under control. Twelve fire crews were sent to Cecil Jones Academy in Southend after the...
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Jailed landlord faces £100,000 fine

A Landlord has been jailed after “cutting corners” and deliberately putting his “wealth” before the “safety of tenants”. He was “wholly money-orientated” and “woefully inadequate” in his duties – and it was only by...
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Construction site £100k fine for no safety

South Wales based J G Hale Construction Ltd has been fined £100,000 for running an unsafe timber-frame construction site. An HSE picture of the construction site in use Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court heard that HSE launched an investigation on 27 July after making an unannounced...
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Luton landlord: 4 properties, 4 fines

A ROGUE landlord has been hit with a quadruple fine for owning four unlicensed homes in Luton – all of which had inadequate fire protection potentially putting lives at risk. Following joint action with Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, 99 Pomfret Avenue, 65 Spencer...
tenants

Tenants with no escape from fire

A landlord has been fined £5,000 after providing accommodation without an emergency exit to a young family of tenants in Folkestone. Jack Kensell, of Capel-le-Ferne, was found of putting his tenants at risk of harm at Dover Magistrates’ Court on July 1 in connection with a...
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28 tenants, 7 rooms, no fire safety, £20,000 fine

A landlord has illegally converted a Stoke Newington house to squeeze 28 tenants into just seven unsafe rooms. He has been handed a £20,000 fine after enforcement action by Hackney Council. Alfred Landau ignored basic safety standards at the overcrowded home in Allerton Road....
Nottingham

Fine over £5000 for rogue landlord

A Landlord of a house of multiple occupancy has been prosecuted and sentenced to pay a fine of more than £5,000. Syed Masum Ali appeared in Stafford Magistrates Court last Wednesday and was prosecuted under the Housing Act 2004 for contravening prohibition orders and an...
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