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Van from asbestos removal company is spotted outside Madonna’s £20m London townhouse

A van from an asbestos removal company has been seen outside Madonna’s £20 million London townhouse.  

The vehicle was spotted at the back of the singer’s home in west London on Monday in the midst of her Madame X run in the capital. 

It belongs to Westland Environmental Ltd, a family-run firm which specialises in asbestos removal. 

A number of workmen were outside her property and they seemed to be inspecting something outside Madonna’s house. 

Her people carrier, a black Mercedes Viano, was also parked outside the house.

The singer has owned a 10-bedroom Georgian townhouse in the area for around ten years and any asbestos discovery is likely to come as a shock. 

A Westland Environmental Ltd van was spotted at the back of the singer’s home in west London on Monday in the midst of her Madame X run in the capital

A number of workmen were outside her property and they seemed to be inspecting something outside Madonna's house. Her people carrier, a black Mercedes Viano, was also parked outside the house

A number of workmen were outside her property and they seemed to be inspecting something outside Madonna’s house. Her people carrier, a black Mercedes Viano, was also parked outside the house

Apparent work on her home in the capital is seemingly taking place as she is currently on the London leg of her Madame X tour (pictured, recently suffering from a knee injury, the singer, 61, held onto her signature cane for support as she hopped into a car last week)

Apparent work on her home in the capital is seemingly taking place as she is currently on the London leg of her Madame X tour (pictured, recently suffering from a knee injury, the singer, 61, held onto her signature cane for support as she hopped into a car last week)

The singer has owned a 10-bedroom Georgian townhouse in the area (pictured) for around ten years and any asbestos discovery is likely to come as a shock

The singer has owned a 10-bedroom Georgian townhouse in the area (pictured) for around ten years and any asbestos discovery is likely to come as a shock

Westland Environmental Ltd ‘specialises in Asbestos Removal across Essex and London’ and works ‘on projects of all sizes for domestic and commercial clients’. 

The firm, which appeared to be working on the property, claims to have more than 100 years’ collective experience and has worked with companies including Fortnum & Mason and the privately-owned estate Newington House.

MailOnline has contact Madonna’s representatives for comment. 

Madonna’s west London home is just a number of properties in her portfolio, with others in New York and Beverley Hills. 

Apparent work on her home in the capital is seemingly taking place as she is currently on the London leg of her Madame X tour.

The sighting comes after Madonna was reportedly heard saying she ‘hopes someone will arrest her’ at the end of her show at the London Palladium on Thursday night. 

The singer is currently performing her Madame X show at the theatre and has accused the London Palladium of trying to ‘censor’ her by pulling the curtain down after she ran over curfew on Wednesday night. 

The sighting comes after Madonna was reportedly heard saying she 'hopes someone will arrest her' at the end of her show at the London Palladium on Thursday night (pictured in Vegas in May 2019)

The sighting comes after Madonna was reportedly heard saying she ‘hopes someone will arrest her’ at the end of her show at the London Palladium on Thursday night (pictured in Vegas in May 2019)

The following night, The Mirror reports that Madonna hit out at the theatre once again and said on stage: ‘You know there’s an iron curtain waiting for me. Some handcuffs? I hope someone will arrest me.’ 

She allegedly told the crowd at the end of her show, she doesn’t have time to ‘play around’ and that the theatre’s curfew has put her on a ‘stopwatch’.   

‘I’m here to tell stories, and if you punish me, then I don’t want to tell stories,’ Madonna reportedly vented. ‘So have a word with Westminster council.’ 

Hours earlier on Thursday, Madonna shared a video of the moment the curtain came down on Wednesday night at 11pm, which she then pushed through to continue performing with her backing dancers.  

The incident comes after it was reported that Madonna is being sued by two fans for reportedly being late on-stage.

The Vogue hit-maker is the subject of a class-action lawsuit from Antonio Velotta and Andrew Panos, who claimed they waited hours past the advertised start time of her Madame X shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 21 and October 1.

Madonna is currently performing her Madame X show at the theatre, but was outraged when she was cut off for running over her 11pm end time

Madonna is currently performing her Madame X show at the theatre, but was outraged when she was cut off for running over her 11pm end time

TMZ reports the pair also allege the iconic songstresses’ tardiness reduced the value of the tickets and that concert promoter Live Nation denied a refund on the tickets. 

The pair pointed to similar delays at other shows in the suit, in which they have named both Madonna and promoters Live Nation.

Legal documents stated: ‘By the time of the concerts’ announcements, Madonna had demonstrated flippant difficulty in ensuring a timely or complete performance.

‘And Live Nation was aware that any statement as to a start time for a show constituted, at best optimistic speculation.’

The advertised start time was 8.30pm but the September show allegedly didn’t begin until three hours later, while in October, Madonna took to the stage at 10.40pm – more than two hours late. 

The pair claim the delays left them stranded when the shows finished in the early hours of the morning because they missed scheduled trains or other rides home,

They also said the unannounced hold-up – which they maintain Madonna admitted was her fault – ruined their plans for the following day.

And due to a ban on phone usage at the concerts, the men say they were unable to arrange alternative ways of getting home.

The pair are seeking damages and lawyer fees and are suing for breach of contract, loss of value, false advertisement and negligent misrepresentation.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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