1,000 people including 700 students told to leave homes in London tower blocks immediately over cladding & safety fears

ABOUT 1,000 people are being asked to “immediately” quit their homes in six London tower blocks amid cladding and building safety fears. Residents of the flats in the Paragon estate in Brentford, including nearly 700 students, will be offered alternative accommodation until the buildings are declared safe. The Paragon […] Click here to view original…

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Residents asked to leave London blocks immediately over safety concerns

Almost 900 people living in a six-block development in London are being moved out immediately because of serious safety concerns relating to the construction of the buildings. The residents, the majority of whom are students, were told at 11am on Monday that they would have to leave their homes […] Click here to view original…

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Grenfell cladding scandal exposed as 1.5million trapped in fire risk hell

Rhiannon Creasey faced £45,000 after her block failed a safety test. She is pictured outside the North London block where she bought her apartment after construction was completed in 2014. A recent survey shows the cladding on the building does not pass fire safety checks and could cost millions […] Click here to view original…

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Concerns raised over mental health impact of Welsh cladding scandal

Campaigners have raised concerns over the mental health impact on residents living in buildings with combustible cladding. Thousands of people across Wales live in buildings wrapped in dangerous cladding or with other fire safety issues, according to the Wales Leaseholder Action Group. […] Click here to view original web page at www.walesonline.co.uk

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At least 15 more forged fire safety certificates linked to Welsh company

Century Wharf in Cardiff. At least 15 more forged fire safety certificates have been linked to a company in Wales. After an investigation by WalesOnline revealed a forged signature was found on the fire safety certificate for a Cardiff block of flats, more evidence has surfaced about the wider extent of the problem. […] Click here to…

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Number of tower blocks in London with 24-hour fire patrol doubles

image captionGrenfell Tower fire in June 2017 where 72 people died The number of blocks of flats in London which require round-the-clock monitoring due to potentially unsafe building materials has nearly doubled in seven months, the fire service said. The London Fire Brigade, which makes fortnightly checks on the […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding: Forged signatures on more flats' fire certificates

A forged signature was found on a fire safety certificate for Century Wharf near Cardiff Bay At least 15 more forged fire safety certificates have been linked to a company in Caerphilly county. Responding to concerns of fraudulent EWS1 forms raised in the Senedd, the first minister said police […] Click here to view original…

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'This report could save lives' - Sadiq Khan Mayor of London praises LBC investigation

The Mayor of London has praised an LBC exclusive report into ‘forged’ cladding-safety certificates saying it could potentially “save lives.” LBC Correspondent Rachael Venables led an investigation which found evidence that a company in South-Wales has provided a number of forged ‘cladding-safety’ forms to unsuspecting customers, for thousands of […] Click here to view original…

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