Cladding rules: 'I would never have bought my flat if I knew'

image captionHolly did not expect so much stress NHS worker Holly Ciesielczuk bought 75% of her first-floor flat in Redbridge in March 2019, under shared ownership. But when she tried to borrow more money to increase her share of ownership a year later, she hit a stumbling block. Following […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding rules: 'I would never have bought my flat if I knew'

Holly did not expect so much stress NHS worker Holly Ciesielczuk bought 75% of her first-floor flat in Redbridge in March 2019, under shared ownership. But when she tried to borrow more money to increase her share of ownership a year later, she hit a stumbling block. Following their […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding rules: 'I would never have bought my flat if I knew'

image captionHolly did not expect so much stress NHS worker Holly Ciesielczuk bought 75% of her first-floor flat in Redbridge in March 2019, under shared ownership. But when she tried to borrow more money to increase her share of ownership a year later, she hit a stumbling block. Following […] Click here to view original…

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An extra £3.5bn has been promised by the UK government to remove unsafe cladding from high-rise buildings over 18m high, or six storeys in England. In an “exceptional intervention”, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said the government was taking a “safety- led approach” and aimed to “end the cladding scandal […] Click here to view original…

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Building firm Taylor Wimpey allots £125m for cladding & fire safety

UK’s leading house building company, Taylor Wimpey has reportedly announced allocation of £125 million towards cladding and fire safety repairs. According to credible reports, upwards of 230 buildings are expected to benefit from this funding, including those buildings that are less than 18-meter-tall, which are not covered by government […] Click here to view original…

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Taylor Wimpey to spend £125m on cladding and safety measures

The fund can be used on apartment blocks built by the firm in the past 20 years and comes as bosses paid out a £151 million dividend to shareholders. Cladding Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has announced it will pay out £125 million to fund the replacement of cladding and other […] Click here to view original…

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Chatham House flats in Reading to have 'unsafe' cladding removed

(2) ‘UNSAFE’ cladding will be removed from an apartment block in the town centre after replacement plans were given the all-clear. The Hunsacker, Hermitage, Halcyon and Haywards buildings at Chatham Place on Alfred Street will have their ‘high-risk’ external facades and timber decking on their balconies replaced following planning […] Click here to view original…

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Vistry set to more than double profits this year but reveals cladding bill

Housebuilder Vistry has said it will more than double profits in 2021, but became the latest to reveal a further hit for cladding safety works in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The group is putting aside £20.9 million after uncovering another 10 buildings more than 59ft (18m) […] Click here to view original…

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