BEECHWOOD HOTEL EVICTION HEARING SET.
The owner of the Beechwood Hotel, Mohinder Singh Kang a Director of Manor Coast Limited, has served papers to commence eviction proceedings against JNC.
The hearing will take place in the High Court, 33 Bull Street, Birmingham on Monday 6th April 2009 at 3.30 PM and will be defended by JNC.
Mr Kang has asked for a interim possession order from the court which will mean, if granted, we will have to leave the premises within 24 hrs of the order being served. A full possession hearing will then take place at a later date. He alleges that we have forced an entry into the building, despite the attendance of the Police who established that entry was via an open window and had independent witnesses to that effect.
Mr Kang further alleges that damage has been done to the property including the forcing of a side door which again was examined by the Police and photographed and found to be a fabrication by Mr Kang who was asked to leave the premises by the Police.
Mr Kang is no stranger to controversy, he himself was fined £11,500 some time back for cutting down two protected trees in his grounds that form part of a conservation area. He has also, it is alleged, allowed his grounds to be used for illegal burning of toxic materials and a dumping ground for rubbish whilst allowing a friend to continue to cut logs at his property.
In a separate incident Mr Kang is in dispute with the famous Priory Tennis club over the erection of a gate at the rear of his property which is sited on the club’s land.
Mr Kang also runs several businesses including care homes for the elderly whilst allowing his Bristol road property to be used for “other than legal” activities.
As supporters and members of JNC commenced a major clean up operation and digging over of cultivated land, an environmental expert, Local Councillor and Local residents have visited the site to see first hand some of the destruction of this beautiful conservation area. We intend to continue with the restoration of the area and removal of the toxic waste and are considering legal action against Mr Kang for his total disregard to the environmental issues.
We have not given up hope that Mr Kang will consider our offer of renting/managing the premises from him so that the building and equally importantly the grounds can be put to proper use.
More detail and photographs of the site to follow ………………