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Property Tribunal Decision, London Borough of Westminster; Improvement Notice

March 16, 2015

Property: 64 Marylands Road, London W9 2DR

Case Reference: LON/00BR/HIN/2014/0022

The case concerned an appeal by Leader Securities Ltd against three Improvement Notices served under ss. 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004 by the London Borough of Westminster. Category 1 hazard of Fire was identified in the common areas and several category 2 hazards were identified in relation to the ground and first floor flats, including falling between levels, electrical and absence of adequate fire prevention or safety equipment.

The tribunal agreed with the majority of the London Borough Westminster’s regarding the hazards identified and the classification of them. Improvement works were determined to commence within specified time frames and costs were awarded to the local authority.

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