GBC v F & B

Published on 01/07/2020

Portsmouth Crown Court, September 2018. F & B belatedly pleaded guilty to offences under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, having carried out unauthorised works to a grade 2 listed Georgian building. The building was constructed by the Marquis of Anglesey, who was Wellington’s second in command at the Battle of Waterloo. F owned the building, B was his builder. The pair were ordered to pay £7,000 in fines and costs. The case was prosecuted by Syan instructed by the Local Authority.