Equestrian yard owner fined for fire safety breaches

An equestrian yard owner in Bicester has been fined £5000 for fire safety breaches in their staff accommodation. Read More

London council issues £480k fine for landlord after fire and safety housing risk

A landlord and his company has been fined a total of £480,000 by Kensington and Chelsea council for fire safety risks, in Hyde Park Gate. Read More

Who pays for fire safety remedies in residential blocks? Examining the cases so far…

Following provisions made by the Building Safety Act protecting leaseholders, who is going to foot the bill for fire safety measures? Read More

Newham Council first local authority to prosecute for cladding removal delay

Newham Council has become the first local authority to successfully prosecute a building owner for failing to meet their cladding removal deadline under the Housing Act 2004. Read More

Cornwall takeaway fined £37k for fire safety breaches

A company operating as a Chinese takeaway, which also operated employee accommodation, has been fined £37,000 for fire safety breaches. Read More

Durham business owner prosecuted following eight serious fire safety breaches

A business owner and his company has been pleaded guilty following several serious fire safety breaches found during an inspection. Read More

Six companies charged with fire safety offences for blaze which destroyed Cheshire retirement village

Six companies have been charged with offences under the Fire Safety Order 2005 following the 2019 fire at Beechmere retirement village. Read More

£400,000 fine for two companies after hospital staff violently attacked by patients

Two companies have been fined £400,000 after staff at a South Wales mental health hospital were subjected to violent attacks from patients. Read More

Camden HMO fined £49,000 for fire safety failures

A management company in Camden running a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) has been prosecuted and fined for fire safety safety failures. Read More

£500k fine for Camden Council after failing to address fire defects which led to “unnecessary death”

Camden Council pleaded guilty to two fire safety offences and was sentenced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to pay a fine of £500,000. Read More

Leaseholders win almost £200,000 combustible balcony remediation costs under Building Safety Act

In what is believed to be the first ruling of its kind, a group of 18 leaseholders in Sutton has won nearly £195,000 from the freeholder. Read More

Exclusive: The Cameron House Hotel Fire – What do we know & what do we still not know?

Fire Safety Consultant, Alan Cox, examines the 2017 Cameron House Hotel fire, where two guests died, asking why we still don't know all the facts. Read More

£600k fine for building contractor and director following “repeated failings” in fire risk management

A building contractor has been fined £600,000 and its director has been ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work and fined £4,200. Read More

£50k fine for London hotel after fire safety failings found including ‘lack of sufficient fire doors and detectors’

The owner of The Bank Hotel in Barking has been ordered to pay £50,000 ignored a prohibition notice for ‘serious fire safety failings’. Read More

Warrington care home fined £60,000 for ‘serious breaches’ of fire safety regulations

Ashberry Healthcare has been fined more than £60,000 following what the Judge said to be “unforgivable” fire safety failures. Read More

Maximum fine for fire safety breaches handed to landlord of Dawlish property

A maximum fine of £8695 for fire safety breaches has been handed to an estate agent in Dawlish after an investigation in 2021. Read More


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