Tag Archives: Occupational safety and health

Westminster City Council Bends the Rules for British Land – Who says Graft is Dead?


Park without paying in Westminster, even for a few minutes, means instant fines and worse. At least if you are Joe Bloggs. Step out of line on planning regulations in Westminster and wham – BIG BIG trouble. Block a whole road … Continue reading

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World War III Hits Westminster at 10 Portman Square


Many years ago pigs roamed what is now modern Marylebone. This image might be mistaken for a still surviving pig stye. But this is a British Land site under the proud stewardship of McAleer & Rushe. In fact, it might … Continue reading

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Child killed by construction site failures on Baker Street despite known risks


This could be the headline reporting on British Land‘s construction site at 2-14 Baker Street operated by McAleer & Rushe. After many months (nearly 10) of site safety failures, serious health and safety lapses and procedures necessitating interventions by Westminster City Council … Continue reading

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Dicing with Death – Update: McAleer & Rushe’s Health and Safety Record


Some months ago this blog published an article ‘Dicing with death‘ discussing serious failings and site safety lapses by McAleer & Rushe on the British Land development at 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square). McAleer & Rushe’s total failure to put in … Continue reading

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Invective Problem Solving – and still Dicing with Death: British Land and McAleer & Rushe show their mettle


So, here we have it. British Land who, at a meeting with a neighbour of the site at 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square) – who had been treatened by McAleer & Rushe thugs, on Tuesday 7th June, stated “We have … Continue reading

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