Free Radio interview

By BrumLAG | 25 February 2020

Islington Gates resident talks about the Cladding Scandal on Free Radio.

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Report reveals ‘turmoil’ for high-rise residents living with dangerous cladding

By News Feed | 22 February 2020

High-rise residents in Greater Manchester say mounting financial pressures are damaging their mental health, a new survey shows. High-rise residents in Greater Manchester say mounting financial pressures are affecting their personal lives and damaging their mental health, the results of a new survey show. The report, carried out by […] Click here to view original…

Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

By gecal | 21 February 2020

I am delighted to see that the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services is going from strength-to-strength in its new partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute and with former insurance broker, now Tory MP, Craig Tracey at the helm. It is nearly 30 years since I […] Click here to view original…

Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

By gecal | 21 February 2020

I am delighted to see that the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services is going from strength-to-strength in its new partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute and with former insurance broker, now Tory MP, Craig Tracey at the helm. It is nearly 30 years since I […] Click here to view original…

Advice for leaseholders stuck in blocks with unsafe cladding

Advice for leaseholders stuck in blocks with unsafe cladding

By News Feed | 21 February 2020

With thousands of flat-owners across the country affected, people have woken up to the risks of unsafe cladding – Mary-Anne Bowring, MD of Ringley offers advice to leaseholders stuck in blocks with untested cladding Thousands of flat-owners have been affected by the risks of unsafe cladding . New fire […] Click here to view original…

Why the property sector and politicians must unite to help flatowners left in limbo by cladding

Why the property sector and politicians must unite to help flatowners left in limbo by cladding

By News Feed | 19 February 2020

Derek MacDonald, joint Managing Director of Newton Property Management BS8414. Remember this number. It’s the British Safety testing standard that is on the lips of a growing number of flatowners in Scotland as they digest the fact that their properties have a mortgage value of precisely zero. The number […] Click here to view original…

Flat owners unable to sell or remortgage due to cladding crisis

Flat owners unable to sell or remortgage due to cladding crisis

By News Feed | 17 February 2020

Cladding is the housing subject no-one wants to resolve, due to the potentially eye-watering costs involved. But it’s slowly suffocating those affected, namely flat owners living in blocks covered in cladding, who want to sell and move on with their lives. The issue is that the owners are unable […] Click here to view original…

Hundreds of residential blocks still have dangerous ACM cladding

Hundreds of residential blocks still have dangerous ACM cladding

By News Feed | 13 February 2020

Workmen apply cladding to a building in the Nottingham City Centre, 2018 × MORE than 260 residential blocks in England still remain cloaked in Grenfell-style cladding, government statistics revealed today. Of these buildings, 86 are social sector and 175 private-sector residential buildings, the ministry of housing’s monthly building safety […] Click here to view original…

More than 300 buildings in England need cladding removed – MHCLG

More than 300 buildings in England need cladding removed – MHCLG

By News Feed | 13 February 2020

There are more than 300 high-rise and publicly-owned buildings in England with dangerous cladding systems that fall short of regulations, updated figures revealed. Works to remove and replace Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding have taken place on 141 buildings since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, according to the Ministry of […] Click here to view original…

Cost of cladding removal is 'massive strain' on homeowners, says Bromley MP

Cost of cladding removal is ‘massive strain’ on homeowners, says Bromley MP

By News Feed | 13 February 2020

Bob Neill The cost residents are having to pay to remove dangerous cladding from their properties is “putting people under massive, massive strain”, a Bromley MP says. Tory Sir Bob Neill, representing Bromley and Chislehurst, pressured the Government to make funding available to homeowners affected. He said the Government […] Click here to view original…