Tenants left without hot water for weeks

MCHG 12-916    No hot water for these residents of Gilbert Burnett House, Bennetts End, Hemel Hempstead.
Stephen Spevack.

MCHG 12-916 No hot water for these residents of Gilbert Burnett House, Bennetts End, Hemel Hempstead. Stephen Spevack.

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People living in sheltered housing have been left without hot water for more than a month.

The vulnerable residents at council-run Gilbert Burnett House in Adeyfield – many of them elderly – have been forced to wash by boiling kettles of water and carrying them to the bathroom.

Stephen Spevack, 62, who lives at the complex in Long John, Hemel Hempstead, with his disabled wife, branded Dacorum Borough Council’s treatment of its tenants as ‘disgraceful’.

 

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