illegal gas work

Rogue trader gets suspended prison sentence for illegal gas work

A rogue trader and building company have been sentenced following unsafe and unregistered gas work. Southwark Crown Court heard that Valentin Pauliuc, trading as VP Plumbing & Heating, was hired in February 2019 by HSM Builders Limited, the principal contractor for a domestic renovation in South London, to carry out plumbing and gas work including […]

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Two gas engineers fined following illegal gas work

The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) has successfully led a prosecution against two separate gas engineers, David Horner trading as EDH Plumbing, Belfast, and Ian Campbell trading as Ian Campbell Gas Services, Bangor, Co. Down. Both individuals were sentenced at Belfast Magistrates Court, Laganside. David Horner and Ian Campbell were fined £2500 and […]

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Suspended prison sentence for fraudulent rogue trader

A rogue trader has been given a suspended prison sentence after repeatedly carrying out gas work whilst falsely claiming to be gas safe registered. Cardiff Crown Court heard how, between September 2016 and March 2018, Jordan Louis Hare carried out gas work at four domestic premises in Cardiff and Crosskeys, but did not hold the […]

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No Gas Safe card, no sale – New petition launched

A new petition has been launched in a bid to ensure that only Gas Safe Registered engineers are allowed to buy gas appliances. Installer spoke to Jimmy Hendry, who started the petition, about why he thinks it’s an important initiative. Jimmy Hendry has been in the trade for 27 years, working as a plumbing and […]

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Rogue trader gets community order after lying about Gas Safe Registration

A self-employed man from Burnley has received a 15-month community order after carrying out gas work without being Gas Safe registered. Preston Crown Court heard that Adam Kilbride carried out work at two properties in Burnley in December 2018 and January 2019, whilst falsely claiming to be Gas Safe registered. Following notification of installation defects […]

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