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A letting company and its director have been fined for gas safety failings

A letting agent company and its director have been fined for failing to carry out essential safety checks on gas appliances in their rental property. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard how the landlord, Belleview Property Limited (Belleview), failed to carry out the annual gas safety check at their rental property in Colchester, Essex. Belleview were served […]

Unregistered gas engineer sentenced after multiple breaches

A self-employed gas engineer has been sentenced after carrying out illegal gas work and breaching a HSE Prohibition Notice. Bournemouth Crown Court heard how Dean Coslett trading as Dorset Boiler Company, undertook gas work at a number of properties in Dorset between December 2017 and April 2019 whilst he was not registered with the Gas […]

Company director fined after residents exposed to carbon monoxide

A construction company director has been fined for leaving a gas boiler at a domestic property in a dangerous condition as he worked to build an extension. During the building work, the residents of the property in Newcastle were placed at a serious risk of ill health, including carbon monoxide poisoning. Newcastle-upon-Tyne Magistrates’ Court heard that […]

Illegal gas work left a Devon home in dangerous state

A self-employed property maintenance contractor has been sentenced after arranging and being in control of gas work that his contractors were not registered or competent to do, leaving it in a dangerous condition. Exeter Crown Court heard how Nigel Borrough, the sole director of Collier Property Management Ltd, quoted for a kitchen re-fit which included […]