Derbyshire businessman banned from being company director

A businessman has been banned from being a company director - resulting in further uncertainty for homeowners living on an unfinished estate near Chesterfield.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 2:56 pm
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 3:00 pm
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As reported in August, residents of Dunsil Close and Chesterfield Road in Arkwright Town said Oakleigh Homes 'cleared off' and left the area with incomplete roads, pavements and landscaping.

At the time, Lee Burgin, managing director of Oakleigh Homes, told the Derbyshire Times the development company was 'aiming to have the work completed by the end of the year'.

But as 2017 draws to a close, residents say the work has still not been finished - and now it has emerged Mr Burgin has been disqualified from being a company director for five years.

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According to the Insolvency Service, the ban has been imposed as Mr Burgin caused one of his other companies to 'trade to the detriment of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs' in respect of Value Added Tax and Pay As You Earn and National Insurance contributions.

The Companies House website lists Mr Burgin as the sole shareholder and only director of Renishaw-based Oakleigh Homes.

The Derbyshire Times emailed Mr Burgin inviting him to comment on his disqualification and the unfinished work in Arkwright Town - but did not receive a response by a given deadline.

The Derbyshire Times also telephoned Oakleigh Homes but was told Mr Burgin was not available.