Author: Rob Fitzgerald

Landlord of Lancashire mill fined for breaching safety rules

‘Blatant disregard’ for tenant’s safety The landlord of a mill in Bacup, Lancashire, has been fined £5,000 for showing a ‘blatant disregard’ for the safety of his tenants. The property belonging to Mr Laurence Daw was shown to have a number of fire safety defects, reports the Lancashire Telegrapgh. They…

£15k fine for Boston landlord who put tenants at risk

Fine handed out for fire safety offences A landlord from Boston, Lincolnshire, has been fined £15,000 for putting tenants at two properties at risk with insufficient fire safety precautions. Mr Ikram Mohammed Qutab, owner of the Red Cow Hotel and the Great Northern, pleaded guilty to 7 offences at Magistrates…

Hull landlord fined over blocked fire escapes

Three flats found to be dangerous A Hull landlord has been fined over £1000 after an inspection at a property he owned revealed fire safety failings. Mr David Reid, the owner of the three flats, was referred to Hull City Council's private housing service after they found it failing to…

Landlord who ‘put friends lives at risk’ landed 7k fine

Numerous dangerous fire practices found A landlord who ‘put his friends lives at risk’ has been handed fines totalling £7,000 after a number of fire safety issues were found at his property. The property in Swindon, belonging to landlord Jose Francisco De Sousa, was visited by Environmental Health officers from…

Huge £42k fine for landlord who breached fire safety rules

No fire precautions or fire escapes A landlord from South Woodford has been handed a whopping fine of £42,000 for failing to comply with a prohibition order related to a number of fire safety failings. Mr Javid Akhtar Mughal was prosecuted by Redbridge Council following an investigation and prohibition order…

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