Late evidence may be the quality of work to date, with new interiors described as the work of “complete idiots” by leaseholders.
Darren Hazell, chairman of the newly-formed Oxford Tower Leaseholders Association, told the Oxford Mail that the completed interiors at Evenlode Tower looked “absolutely appalling”.
He said: “The sprinkler and extraction system look really industrial and no attention has been paid to the aesthetics.”
The major works schemes affect the tower blocks Windrush, Evenlode, Hockmore, Plowman, and Forester.
The Oxford Mail also quotes this councillor:
Councillor Mike Rowley, the board member for housing, said: “We want to reassure leaseholders that we do not intend to take enforcement action in respect of any unpaid bills until the First Tier Tribunal has ruled on the matter.”
Er … that might be because you cannot take enforcement action until there is a ruling (which is the point of judicial procedure).