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Legal briefs: Breach of HMO rules results in £30k fine; Nuclear site mud dump in Cardiff Bay challenged

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 8 September-14 September, 2018

Breach of HMO rules results in £30k fine

An agent who let a tiny room behind a property’s kitchen in Brent has been ordered to pay more than £30,000 in fines after appearing at Willesden Magistrates Court.

The Planner

Nuclear site mud dump in Cardiff Bay challenged

Opponents of a controversial scheme to dump mud from an English nuclear plant construction site off the coast of Cardiff have launched an 11th-hour legal challenge. 

BBC News

Chepstow listed home slate ruling

The owners of a listed mansion near Chepstow have lost a legal battle over replacement roofing slates.

BBC News

South Gloucestershire appeal decision goes to court

South Gloucestershire Council is going to court to challenge a planning inspector’s decision to allow a developer’s appeal over a 121-home development at Charfield.

Local Government Lawyer

Sevenoaks caravan site injunction

A couple from Swanley in Kent have been served with a High Court Injunction after Sevenoaks District Council officials discovered they were preparing land to be used as an unlawful caravan site.

Sevenoaks District Council

Swiss Cottage cycle superhighway challenge succeeds

Westminster City Council has won a judicial review challenge over Transport for London’s bid to route a cycle super highway at Swiss Cottage where the council is the statutory highway authority and traffic authority.

Local Government Lawyer