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Breach of Building Regulations

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Daniella Gonzalez

Dear Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council,

We would be grateful if you would confirm how many enforcement actions have been carried out by Trafford Borough Council in the past 10 years for failure to comply with building regulations.

And also, breach of Building Regulations conditions.

We look forward to receiving your response and thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,

Daniella Gonzalez
Collier Littler LLP Solicitors

Data Protection, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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Thank you
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Roe, Richard, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Gonzalez,


Thank you for your email of 11 June 2018 where you requested information
about Breaches of Building Regulations


The information you requested is as below.


Q1 – Enforcement action has commenced on 515 occasions for failure to
comply with building regulations.

Q2 – For a Breach of Building Regulations over the last ten years could
fall into 2 separate categories in that those which were resolved by a pre
contravention intervention taking place by a buildiong control officer. In
these cases this information is not formally recorded. In addition where
breaches were found and court proceedings occurred. There have been 3


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Scovia Nanyondo

PA to Richard Roe,

Acting Corporate Director EGEI

Trafford Council

Trafford Town Hall

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M32 0TH


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