Doris Stainer

The Great Escape: the Remake

May 14, 2020 // 3 Comments

As Michael Stainer (again) and Hallam Estates, the company he set up in 1995 to keep control of the Grand, both slide towards insolvency under the burden of £500,000 of [...]

Drowning in Debt

February 5, 2020 // 6 Comments

Behind all the legal shenanigans that make up a typical week at the Grand (pictured below), there is one inescapable fact. Debt……. “Creditors to right of them, [...]

A Grand History

December 12, 2018 // 5 Comments

Between April 1981 and September 1981 the residents of the Grand made six written requests for a summary of costs for service charges to Michael Stainer (pictured circa [...]

The Stainers’ Last Stand?

July 5, 2018 // 1 Comment

Has the music finally come to an end for the Stainers (pictured)? Has the 33 years of incessant battling through numerous court cases, insolvency proceedings, an individual [...]