Buyer Beware

Ieuan Aled Owen defrauded me on a Building in 2021

and another person in 2013

Read my account below and do not buy from this person

Ieuan has or is trading as

1) Current - 2022 - Agri Buildings Facebook page has been deleted. Website Ebay:  Companies House: Not listed

2) 2019 to 2022 Viomech Engineering Ltd - Facebook page has been deleted.  Website-  Companies House:

Advertising on Agricultural Farm Tractor website:

3) 2014 to 2019 - Viomech Ltd Companies House

4) 2013 - 2014 -  O C Systems Ltd

Below is a copy of our Small Courts Claim issued 1st February 2022

1. Applicant

Steve Burgess, Liley Hall Farm, WF14 8EG

2. Defendant’s details Name: Viomech Engineering Ltd

3. Claim
Reason for claim:
3.1. Goods not received

Timeline of what happened

6 September 2021 Agreed price and terms of building and collection from Plasau, Ty Nant, Corwen, Conwy, LL210PS
23 September 2021 Agreed cutting list and plans on proforma payment. And lead time of 5 to 6 weeks
24 September 2021 Invoice received by email. Paid by BACS full amount of £5947.20
6 December 2021 No communication received about building eta so I rang Ieuan, no answer. I then text and asked for update and progress. Ieuan text back. "All in hand. I've just remembered I need to send you the sheeting plan and I will do that and call you to give you the full eta"
23 December 2021 I did not receive a phone call or the sheeting plan. Itext Ieuan for progress and eta. No response.
6 January 2022 Discovered Ieuan has set up a new business called Agri Buildings with the registered address of St Andrews Business Centre, St Andrews Park, Queens Lane, Bromfield Ind Est, Mold, CH7 1XB and is advertising buildings for sale
10 January 2022 Visited Agri Buildings address. St Andrews Business centre had never heard of Ieuan Owen or Agr Buildings.
10 January 2022 Visited collection / production address at Plasau, Ty Nant, Corwen, Conwy, LL210PS. Spoke to Ieuan's father who rang Ieuan and passed the phone to me. I was told "the building is nearly finished and I will deliver it in two weeks".
15 January 2022 No communication so I text for further update. Ieuan replied "Building nearly done and I am going to deliver next week or weekend"
25 January 2022 No communication from Ieuan so I text "I need the building by the end of the month or my money back".
27 January 2022 Iauen replied " Can't do the building in the timeframe and understands if I want a refund"
27 January 2022 I replied "Yes I want a refund" and I sent my bank details
5th February 2022 I have not received the refund .

Letters, emails and other correspondence
Email chain of initial communication agreeing building spec, price and terms of delivery / collection
Letters, emails and other correspondence
Texts - communication requesting updates and replies
Letters, emails and other correspondence
WhatsApp messages - communication requesting updates and replies
Statements of account Bank statement showing money transfer to Viomech Building.
Letters, emails and other correspondence
Scope of Works and Invoice
Other Telephone conversations


UPDATE: on 10th February I posted a review on the Agri Buildings Facebook page explaining our dealing with Ieuan. Two hours later the page was deleted and that day we were paid our refund from Agri Buildings bank account.