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Wales - Cardiff Landlord is Fined For ‘Horrifying’ Safety breaches
Serious issues, including breaches of fire safety A Cardiff landlord, Mr Lvin George Chisholm was prosecuted after Cardiff Council investigated his property in Grangetown and found serious issues including breach of fire safety. The matter was initially reported by Wales Online on the prosecution of Mr Chisholm, after a tenant living on his property contacted the council about the condition of the let property. Cardiff council officer visited the let property and carried out an inspection. Cardiff Council said that the 'horrifying' findings included a defective fire alarm that had not been maintained, no fire protection for the gas and electricity meters, no fire escapes, an 'unsafe' kitchen, waste water pipes and heating. The Council officer also found that access was available to an unsafe flat roof and all these items were not maintained and were allowed to fall into disrepair.