A star of ‘The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door’ has finally demolished an illegal caravan in her garden after a two-year-long row – but now it’s strewn across public land.
Lillie Goddard and her disabled mother were said to be living in the static home alongside her £170,000 property in Loxley Walk, Swindon.
Furious neighbours were left “stressed and upset” by the caravan – and were also fuming over a huge shipping container installed across the front of the house.
A judge ordered the star of Channel 5’s ‘The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door’ to remove the static caravan by 5 August.
It is apparently in the process of being taken down – but pictures show it in pieces across the front of the garden and on public land outside.
Neighbours say while the static caravan has been demolished it is now ”spewing out” onto the public grass area and remains on the site.
One angry local said: “What an absolute mess. Yes, she’s taken the caravan down like she was told, but what about the remnants of it?
”Technically it’s still there. All the interior walls and windows are strewn across the grass – that’s where people like to walk their dogs.
”You can clearly see the roof is still there, it’s a massive safety hazard now.”
Earlier this year a court ruled the static caravan must be removed from the garden – giving them more than 12 weeks to take action.
She has previously been named in court as ‘Lady Goddard’ and her husband ‘Lord Mark Goddard’.
Mark said that Swindon Borough Council visited his property when the court date passed.
Speaking outside his home on Monday, he said: “The council have already been out. We’ve asked for two weeks, so we can get the chance to move it.”
Mr Goddard could be witnessed working on a trailer in the garden, which he claims is being built to assist in the moving of the static building.
He added: “That’s why I’m working on the trailer over there, and I’ve got to work [my dayjob] as well.
“I’m building the trailer so it can be transported in one lump. The problem I’ve got is the welder overheats every five minutes.
“We’ve been doing this for over a week – we’ve taken loads of stuff down the tip. I’ve done four tip trips, that’s quite a lot.”
When asked if he was concerned about the building materials overflowing onto the public path and communal grass area, he replied: “I will speak to her [Lillie Goddard] in a minute, she does know about it, I did tell her about it.”
Adding: “I’m not sure what’s she’s doing with that load to be honest.”
But councillor Gary Sumner, Swindon Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Strategic Infrastructure, Transport and Planning, said he wants the debris removed as soon as possible.
He said: “An Injunction was made by the court which made it very clear that Mr and Mrs Goddard had to remove the caravan from their property, rather than dismantle it and leave it where it was.
“Clearly the remnants need to be removed as quickly as possible and we will be taking steps to ensure this is the case.”
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