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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...

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...

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....