Merepark Construction fined over Lewis’s gas leak

MEREPARK Construction has been fined £30,000 over a major gas leak which caused widespread disruption and sparked fears of an explosion in Liverpool city centre.
 
Hundreds of people were evacuated from the area around the former Lewis’s department store on January 19 after a gas supply pipe was damaged during demolition work inside the building, part of the Central Village scheme.
 
Altrincham-based Merepark Construction was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an investigation fou... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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