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Hefty court penalty for illegal house conversion

Published on 8 April 2015

The owner of an illegally converted property in Hanwell was given a hefty fine plus a confiscation order in court after failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued by Ealing Council.

A fitted kitchen being removed from an illegal 'bed in shed'

Ealing homeowners destroy ‘beds in sheds’ to avoid £20,000 fine

Published on 16 September 2014

The owners of an illegal outhouse have been forced to demolish it by Ealing Council and the owners of another outhouse have had to remove the kitchen as a result of the clampdown on 'beds in sheds'.

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Council cracks down on illegal shisha cafe

Published on 22 October 2013

An illegal shisha café in Acton has been forced to shut following a dawn raid led by Ealing Council last week.

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Family fined for illegal use of outhouse

Published on 18 July 2013

A mother and son have been ordered to pay more than £3,000 by the courts for failing to stop using the outhouse in their garden as a self-contained place to stay.


Illegal shisha café hit with fine

Published on 15 April 2013

A shisha café which breached smoking and planning regulations has been hit with a penalty of more than £9,000 following an investigation by Ealing Council.

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