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In the March 2020 budget, the government announced that it will provide £1 billion in 2020 to 2021 to support the remediation of unsafe non-ACM cladding system on residential buildings 18 metres and over in both the private and social housing sectors. The government is now asking potential applicants […] Click here to view original…

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Remediation of unsafe cladding to continue despite COVID-19

Although the issue has been partially obscured from public view by the coronavirus crisis, the UK government has said that work to replace flammable cladding on residential buildings of 18m or taller remains a priority. Helen Andrews, a construction law partner at European law firm Fieldfisher , takes a […] Click here to view original…

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Our last blog post at the beginning of the month was titled “1 week in …”. We had hoped to do a weekly post but things have been happening so fast 4 weeks have got behind us already! Back on the 4th Sophie and Brian recorded a podcast over a few glasses of wine and…

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Leaseholders face £19,000 cladding bills next month amid coronavirus crisis

Leaseholders living in a block in Birmingham, who are already facing financial hardship due to coronavirus, must pay up to £19,000 in just two weeks or risk being forced out of their homes. Islington Gates residents have been given bills of up to £19,000 (picture: Google Street View) Sharelines […] Click here to view original…

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NFCC welcomes Budget’s cladding announcement

The National Fire Chiefs Council has welcomed the budget announcement of a new £1 billion Building Safety Fund to assist with the removal of unsafe combustible cladding from private and social residential buildings, over 18 metres in height. The announcement on 11th March is what NFCC has been calling […] Click here to view original…

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New building safety fund announced in budget

A new Building Safety Fund worth £1 billion has been announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his first budget. Its launch will ensure that all unsafe combustible cladding is removed from every private and social residential building above 18 metres high. Sunak said: “Two-and-a-half years on, we’re still grappling […] Click here to view original…

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