Britannia Hotels slammed over asbestos case

NORTH West-based Britannia Hotels has been ordered to pay £200,000 in fines and costs after construction workers and guests were put at risk of being exposed to potentially-deadly asbestos fibres at one of its properties.

Hale Barns-based Britannia Hotels Ltd failed to ensure a full asbestos assessment was undertaken before construction workers refurbished a wing of The Grand Burstin Hotel in the seaside town of Folkestone, between February and July 2010.

Canterbury Crown Court heard that an asbestos surveyo... For the full story register now for free or login below...