Sandycove Holiday Homes fined £2,000 for waste offences

Date published: 03 May 2019

Sandycove Holiday Homes Ltd of Whitechurch Road, Ballywalter, Co Down were fined £2,000 at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court today for breaches of waste management legislation.

In November 2016 and July 2017, Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers investigated a site owned by Sandycove Holiday Homes Ltd at Ballyferris Caravan Park, Ballywalter where approximately 1,000 tonnes of controlled waste (clay mixed with concrete, metal and plastics) was being kept without a waste management licence. 

Notes to editors: 

  1. Sandycove Holiday Homes Ltd pleaded guilty to two offences under Article 4(1)(b) of The Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 and were fined £1,000 on each charge, in relation to the unauthorised keeping of controlled waste on land at Ballyferris Caravan Park.
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