Council prosecutes firm over jams

By Chris Ames | 23 June 2021

Thames Water has been prosecuted by a London borough after creating what the council said were unnecessary traffic jams three times in less than a fortnight.

In two separate magistrates' court hearings the utility firm was ordered to pay £8,254 in fines and costs after it admitted three breaches of the law by failing to obtain a valid permit to carry out works on the public highway.

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