The Leas

Stainer’s Surrender?

September 6, 2020 // 2 Comments

Has Michael Stainer given up the ghost? Have those tired old fingertips clinging to the wreckage of the Grand finally lost their grip? Friday’s brief hearing before [...]

Stainer the false prophet

August 30, 2020 // 8 Comments

Like the biblical prophet some think he resembles, Michael Stainer has frequently prophesised the imminent collapse of part of the southern elevation of the Grand. As [...]

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 [...]

The Puppet Master Exposed…

June 5, 2020 // 4 Comments

When Michael Stainer “illegally” removed Henry Bolton in November 2018, as the new director of his various companies, and replaced him with “Robert Moss’, little did [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]