‘Beds in sheds’ pair fined total of £12k
A COUPLE have jointly been fined £12,000 after failing to stop charging people for living in a ‘beds in sheds’ outbuilding.
Manjit Singh Virk and Paramjit Kaur Virk admitted breaching a planning enforcement notice at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, August 19.
They were also ordered to pay £2,472 to cover Hillingdon Council’s legal costs.
The couple, from Iver, had been illegally charging rent for people to live in an outbuilding in Roseville Road, Hayes.
A neighbour alerted the council’s planning enforcement team, which obtained a warrant to access the premises.