Fire marshals patrol Ipswich flats 24/7 amid cladding fears

Cardinal Lofts, in Ipswich where there are concerns about the cladding Picture: Archant Fire marshals are patrolling an Ipswich Waterfront tower block 24 hours a day after inspectors raised fears about fire safety. Sarah Cushion has a buy-let-flat in Cardinal Lofts. Photo: Sarah Cushion But the move has left […] Click here to view original…

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Poole tower blocks £3.8m cladding removal works agreed

BCP Council’s cabinet has approved the budget for the works at Sterte Court Cladding at two tower blocks is to be replaced at a cost of £3.8m, a council has agreed. The cladding at Poole’s Sterte Court is different from that used on Grenfell, where 72 people died in […] Click here to view original…

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East Village’s Grenfell-style flammable cladding to be removed by end of 2020

The council said the cladding, used in small areas for decorative features on balconies and as larger panels at East Village, Stratford, will be removed by the end of the year. Picture: Google Maps Grenfell-style flammable cladding will be stripped from tower blocks in the former Olympic Village by […] Click here to view original…

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