Contractor sues for £150k after Travel Inn flood at Heathrow airport

Contractor Laing is suing Aqua Mechanical Services for damages of up to £150,000 in a dispute over work at the Travel Inn Hotel at Heathrow Airport.

Laing says Cambridgeshire based Aqua Mechanical Services carried out the work negligently, leading to floods in August and October 2003. Aqua was also in breach of contract, according to a High Court writ.