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A Gaping Gap at the Grand

July 17, 2020 // 4 Comments

Almost five year after the infamous dawn raid that saw Michael and Doris Stainer and their general manager arrested, Robert Richardson has finally abandoned the beleaguered [...]

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 [...]

Winding-up Stainer.

February 20, 2018 // 9 Comments

Since 2003 somebody has been winding up Mr. Michael Stainer (pictured). His companies have been wound up no less than six times. On all six occasions the petition to wind-up [...]

The Grand’s empty chair

February 4, 2018 // 2 Comments

Yet again, leaseholders of the Grand turned up in numbers at Folkestone Magistrates Court on January 31st for the third and final day of the Property Tribunal hearing. They [...]

The Grand Inferno

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Forgive the classical allusion but Dante might be the name that will be taking up a lot of Michael Stainer’s time over the coming months. But he won’t be studying [...]

The Otterpool Spin

June 24, 2017 // 4 Comments

Andy Jarratt, (pictured) Head of Strategic Development Projects at Shepway district Council was interviewed on Radio Kent, broadcast 15 June 2017 about the possible Otterpool [...]