Tradies demand payment for luxury Alexandra Headland home

ANGRY trades people have fronted the luxury Alexandra Headland home they helped build demanding answers as to why they are not going to be paid.

The plumbers, tilers, air-conditioner installers, swimming pool, gates and other contractors had been at insolvency firm, Worrells, learning they were likely to get nothing for their hard work on the Tranquil Place property.

The owner of the business which employed them, Warren David Griffiths, has declared himself insolvent, but he is living in the home which is in his wife, Kerry's name.

And it appears they will be unlikely to get their bills paid with legal paperwork showing Mr Griffiths only has $79 in his bank account.

Mrs Griffiths assets, including the home the trades people built from scratch, are not listed as part of the assets the creditors can be entitled to claim from.

Cec Seaton from Spracon, who has been working on the Coast since 1974, said he had never come across a case before where it appeared someone "openly set us up".

Neither of the Griffiths answered the front doorbell when the Daily visited the property.

However, someone must have been home or watching the property as a lawyer contacted the Daily instructing us to get off the property.

Police also arrived to ensure the at least 20 trades people on site did not enter the property.

It is not the first time police have been called to the property to warn the trades people off.

MORE on this in tomorrow's Sunshine Coast Daily

Topics:  alexandra headland bankruptcy subcontractors worrells

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