Roofing repairs put resident at risk
LAST Friday, the ridge tiles on a bungalow in Nickleby Close, Goulds Green, fell off the roof, narrowly missing the tenant.
They removed her Sky dish from the wall and smashed an iron table in the courtyard.
Not an unusual story, but the twist is that these ridge tiles were repaired by the council last year, when it was noticed by people that the cement was coming away.
They were, as far as I know, not removed from the roof but repaired in situ by repointing.
Had the repair been done properly, it would not have put this pensioner in danger.
Were the workmen not up to the job, or is the cost cutting by the