12th of April 2013 Author: Glo Wood
Franco Lumba, owner of FL Trading Limited, ignored warnings of officers and proceeded to remove the floor in an old bingo hall. The property is a Grade II listed building and his actions earned him a hefty £75,000 fine.
Before the Crown Court on Monday Lumba entered a guilty plea for the removal of the floor between August 24 and October 26, 2010.
The court heard prosecutor, Richard Heller accuse Lumba of ignoring the warnings of officers.
Mr Heller said, 'The entire floor had been reduced to rubble. The brick walls were noticeable in excess of one metre.
'The floor was an intrinsic part of the building. Even if restoration is achieved, because the floor has gone, the historical material from which it would be built would not be available anymore.
'Mr Lumba has made the site more open to development.
'Mr Lumba was warned on numerous occasions. These warnings were ignored.'
Lumba refused to meet with the Kingston Council planning officers and even said that the council could pursue legal action is necessary.
Lumba's defense attorney, Philip Evans claims that the 45-year-old suffers from dyslexia and his actions are due to his reading and writing capabilities.
Bingo Society News General Bingo News
17th of August 2018
18th of October 2018
23rd of March 2019
22nd of March 2019
20th of January 2019
16th of February 2019
7th of February 2019
21st of January 2019
Join now for full access to our online casino forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
Disclaimer Contact Us Privacy Terms and Conditions Gambling Help About Us Site Map Trusted Portals
LatestBingoBonuses.com © 2006-2019
Enter your email adress:
T&C's Apply. 18+
Do not show this again
You have been successfully subscribed to receive LBB newsletter!