Over the winter months there are always more security risks to empty sites and vacant…
Curious children tend to wander onto derelict building sites unaware of the dangers that could face them.
In 2017, there were two very sad cases of children dying as a result of playing in buildings that were left unprotected.
The responsibility for protecting the public against the potential risks of a vacant property lies entirely with the property owner. In fact it’s a requirement of their insurance to protect the building against any visitors, be they property inspectors, developers, fly-tippers or squatters.
The biggest risk is to children as vacant properties and sites are such attractive places to explore.