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Denbigh owners face £930K repair bill

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Quite shameful, but the council should throw a compulsary purchase order on it, force the sale through at £1 and offer the building to a local building company with a agreement to build X-amount of council housing.

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We will have to see how it progresses as the owners can still raise legal objections.

I strongly doubt they will as are already skating on thin ice and will simply be glad of any monies recieved.

They will probably agree if the money is paid into an off shore account so they can then avoid paying what they owe and can be claimed from them.

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I can't see them paying any money, seeing as after the planning lapsed in 2009 they were off into the wind!

However a CPO is the best possible outcome for this place now, and it has just happened. So hopefully things can start happening.

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