Remember Grenfell? Of course you do. Thousands of millennials are still living in flats surrounded by dangerous cladding and trapped in mortgage prisons as a result

It has been three years since the Grenfell tragedy which caused the deaths of 72 people in West London. The fire started in a fridge-freezer on the fourth floor of the 24 storey building and quickly spread throughout the whole of the tower block which housed 350 people. An […] Click here to view original…

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Scammers hijack EWS1 process with fake cladding inspection forms

Leaseholders are being duped into paying thousands of pounds to fraudsters faking inspection forms amid concerns over fire safety. Which? has evidence that at least one firm has issued fake External Wall Survey (EWS1) forms to several apartment buildings across the country. The forged forms, used to confirm whether […] Click here to view original…

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‘People could lose their flat and everything that they’ve ever put into it’ – Leaseholders’ concern over cladding costs

Three years on from the Grenfell tragedy, 145 private and social high-rise buildings in London, which includes at least 10,000 dwellings, still have the same Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding in place as Grenfell. These figures, relating to the removal and replacement of unsafe cladding in England, were released […] Click here to view original…

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How to sell a flat with cladding issues

With up to 56,000 people are still living in properties with the dangerous ACM cladding used on Grenfell Tower, Good Move has revealed which types of cladding are dangerous, how to get it replaced, and how to sell your flat if the cladding is dangerous. Which cladding is dangerous? […] Click here to view original…

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Grenfell-style cladding to be replaced on Cardiff student flats

Cladding on the blocks will be replaced with solid aluminium of the same colour Grenfell-style cladding on student flats in Cardiff is set to be removed more than three years after the deadly tower block fire in London. Lumis Student Living on Tyndall Street has aluminium composite material (ACM) […] Click here to view original…

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Third of all buildings with Grenfell-style cladding yet to have it removed

A national review identified 458 buildings containing ACM cladding (Picture: PA/Reuters) Almost a third of all buildings wrapped in Grenfell-style cladding are yet to have it removed, figures show. After the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire, a nationwide review identified 458 buildings containing highly flammable aluminium composite material (ACM). According […] Click here to view original…

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