Dealing with ‘crack house’ nuisance neighbours

Paul acted for a local Council seeking a Closure Order of a ‘crack house’ under section 80 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

The council had received numerous complaints about the anti-social activities of the tenant and her ‘guests’ causing considerable nuisance to the neighbours and the property had been the subject of a police raid, when drugs, a crossbow, machetes and knives had been found and the tenant cautioned for possession.

The Court granted a Closure Order for the maximum period of three months.