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Incorrect Fire Alarm Leads to £55,000 Fine

A North West landlord has been hit with a £55,000 fine following an inspection of his HMO properties. Council inspectors suspected the properties were overcrowded and used the powers of a warrant to inspect the houses in Eccles, Manchester.  They discovered that the home did not have the correct fire…

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…

Wembley landlord who crammed in tenants fined £40k

‘Blatant’ disregard for fire safety A Wembley landlord who showed ‘blatant disregard of basic fire safety measures’ has been handed fines totaling £40,000. At court, it was revealed that the property belonging to Mr Tilak Raj Sarna had missing smoke alarms, overloaded electrical sockets and inadequate fire doors, along with…

Luton landlords fined over safety offences

Hefty fines given out by court Three men responsible for the management of an office block in Luton have been handed hefty fines after the property, which was converted into accommodation, was found to have a number of fire safety hazards. Luton Today reports that inspectors from the local council…

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