Housing Association fined £40K for Fatal Fire

Housing Association fined £40K for fatal fire after two women died on the 16th floor… Housing manager Lewisham Homes has been handed a £40,000 fine and ordered to pay £23,407 in costs over breaching fire safety laws revealed following a fatal fire. The housing association was prosecuted by London Fire Brigade after two women died […]

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Yorkshire Hotel ‘Accident Waiting to Happen’

Former Owner Prosecuted A LANDLORD whose cheap Yorkshire hotel was a fire trap and an “accident waiting to happen” has appeared in court. Escape routes at the Waterfront Hotel in Selby were blocked or didn’t have proper normal or emergency lighting, fire alarms and fire fighting equipment didn’t work and fire doors were either not […]

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Two Landlords Reprimanded and Fined £2000 Each

Two Dartford landlords have been fined more than £2,000 each after they were found guilty of putting their tenants’ lives at risk. The rogue pair were summoned to appear before magistrates because of serious concerns over their three-storey property in Lowfield Street. They were both found guilty on three offences relating to the licensing, repair […]

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Manchester Landlords fined a total of £9K for Fire Safety Breaches

  Two Manchester landlords have been hit with fines after two flats under their ownership were deemed to be ‘death traps’. The properties, situated above an off licence, were inspected by officers from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS), officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and Tameside Council. An inspection at the first flat […]

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