Uneven floor costs Poundland 14,000 items

Source: on 2009-11-20 16:27:00

Discount retail chain Poundland has been ordered to pay £16,505 in penalties after a pensioner fractured her wrist when she fell over damaged tiles at its Middlesbrough store.The 65-year-old was about to leave the shop when she tripped on an uneven area of broken floor tiles, breaking and dislocating her wrist.A Middlesbrough Council investigation found that the company had failed to maintain the shop properly. "They had been aware of ...

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