Madonna ex, Guy Ritchie, evicts squatters from property in London
The group, who call themselves “The Really Free School”, were represented in court by first-year law student Tom Brianmurray, who claimed the eviction notice had not been properly placed and requested further time to prepare a defence.
However, district Judge Marc Dight, on hearing the defence lawyer was in fact a law student, rejected all legal arguments saying; “You could have told me that to begin with."
Judge Dight then granted an interim eviction order with a full hearing set for next Friday.
The property is located in London’s Fitzrovia in the borough of Camden. The Grade I listed building, which was built in the 1790’s, saw the squatters move in last week.
Guy Ritchie, ex-husband of pop icon Madonna, bought the former language school in May last year after it had stood empty for three years. He was in the process of converting it into two separate homes.
It is still unknown whether the squatters knew the property belonged to the Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels director before they moved in.
When Ritchie finally moves in, his new neighbours will include Gary Kemp, from 80’s band Spandau Ballet and comedian Griff Rhys-Jones.
Some residents in the property’s exclusive neighbourhood have been angered by the occupation of the squatters; one woman even chased two of them down the street and demanded to know how long they intended staying.
“I don’t like it at all. There is no substance to their ridiculous cause. They don’t own the building, why should they live in it?” another resident commented.
Renovations have all but stopped for the time being, with building contractors now unable to gain access to the building.
“It’s a real cheek, this property has not been empty. We have had workmen in there as recently as Friday. Our scaffolding is in there. It’s not safe to be in at all,” said a spokesman for the building contractors who were working on Ritchie’s house at the time the squatters moved in.
One neighbour, who did not want to be named, said: "The police said we were lucky they were not the bad sort of squatters, but they said they will be moving in in force and will be bringing a grand piano."
Recent reports and the squatter’s Twitter page suggest that, following the interim court order, most of them have already left the house without waiting for Friday’s full hearing.
Apparently they have moved on to their next target, the Black Horse pub at 6 Rathbone Place, just off Oxford Street, London.
Read more from the source here... http://blog.oceanvillasgroup.com/madonna-ex-guy-ritchie-evicts-squatters-from-property-in-london/
Ocean Villas Group - http://www.oceanvillasgroup.com
Rebecca Smith is a real estate journalist with more than 15 years experience. She is currently the sales director for Ocean Villas Group ([url]http://www.oceanvillasgroup.com[url]) who specialise in luxury ocean view property investments worldwide.
For more Investment news... [url]http://blog.oceanvillasgroup.com[/url]
Level 31, 6 Battery R6oad, Raffles Place, 049909, Singapore
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Madonna ex, Guy Ritchie, evicts squatters from property in London here
News-ID: 163333 • Views: 1749
More Releases from Ocean Villas Group Pte. Ltd.
Vera Wang bags Steve Hermann property in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles
Celebrity New York fashion designer Vera Wang has splashed out US$9.2 million on a Steve Hermann designed property in Coldwater Canyon, Beverley Hills, Los Angeles. Hermann bought the 408m2 house in June 2008 for US$5 million. He spent the next two years completely redesigning and renovating the 1967 built property at a cost of US$3 million. Two new bedrooms were added. The ceilings were raised to a height of 3.6 metres. The
Asia Pacific worlds cheapest for building property
The Annual Construction Cost Comparison Report by EC Harris Research has revealed that countries throughout the Asia Pacific region have significantly lower building costs than their counterparts in The West, despite experiencing substantial economic growth. Now in its seventh year, the report compares building costs per square metre in fifty six countries worldwide against construction costs in the South of England. India and Sri Lanka have the lowest construction costs in the
Jade Jagger puts Spanish property up for sale
Spain: The daughter of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, Jade Jagger, has put her Spanish property up for sale. The seventeenth century farmhouse is located on the North West Coast of the Balearic Island of Ibiza near the village of Sant Joan de Labritja. Dubbed by Jagger as her own “private paradise”, the Spanish property sits on top of a mountain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. And from its secluded location it’s hard to
Spain cuts new property tax in half to lift Spanish real estate industry
Madrid, Spain: The Spanish Government has cut value added tax on new property in Spain by 50 per cent with immediate effect. The reduction in VAT (Spanish - IVA) from eight per cent four per cent on new build Spanish properties came into force on August 19th and will continue until the end of the year. Announcing the decision Jose Blanco, Minister of Development for Spain, said he hoped the new measures
More Releases for Ritchie
Refrigerant Leak Detectors Market Research Methodology (2018-2025) | Inficon, Ro …
Global Refrigerant Leak Detectors Market Report is a professional and depth study on the present state also focuses on the major drivers, business strategists and effective growth for the key players. It provides accurate market figures and forecasts that have been calculated with the use of advanced primary and secondary research techniques. It includes deep segmental analysis of the global Refrigerant Leak Detectors market where the main focus is on
“Thumbs Up: Over the Hill and On the Road” by Tom Ritchie
ISBN #978-1789551990 “Thumbs Up: Over the Hill and On the Road” by Tom Ritchie A hitchhiker’s adventure and road-movie across southern England About the Book: Thumbs Up – Over the Hill and on the Road takes the reader on a hitchhiking adventure across southern England where we follow Tom, who has hit the road after a stress meltdown. Thumbs Up is a light-hearted road-movie where we meet the drivers who are kind enough to
Harrow Market Analysis Report By Key Players- Baldan, Breviglieri, Ritchie Bros, …
The Report published on UpMarketResearch.com about “Harrow Market” is spread across 91 pages and provides newest industry data, market future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The industry report lists and studies the leading competitors, also provides the insights with strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market. Get FREE Sample Copy Of This Report @ https://www.upmarketresearch.com/home/requested_sample/6768 Harrow Market Research Report
Anchor Bolt Market 2017- Fastenal, HALFEN, Hilti USA, Peikko, Ritchie Industries
Apex Research, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the "Anchor Bolt Market" across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of "Anchor Bolt Market" from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Anchor Bolt industry, and estimates the future trend of Anchor Bolt market on
Global Magnetic Compass Market 2017 by Top Players - MOOG INC., Suzhou Changfeng …
Magnetic Compass Industry including (both global and regions) Market Size (both volume - Unit and value - million USD), Market Share, Production data, Consumption data, Trade data, Price - USD/Unit, Cost, Gross margin, Analaysis, Forecast etc. This report studies Magnetic Compass in Global market, especially in North America, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and India, with production, revenue, consumption, import and export in these regions, from 2012 to 2016, and forecast
Global Agricultural Harrowing Machine Market - Remlinger Mfg, Ritchie Bros, SMS …
Apex Research, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the "Agricultural Harrowing Machine Market" across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of "Agricultural Harrowing Machine Market" from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Agricultural Harrowing Machine industry, and estimates the future trend of Agricultural