Birmingham high-rise flat owners face £500,000 insurance hike

Michelle Henry has lived at Brindley House since 2011 Flat owners at a tower block in Birmingham say they face a joint insurance bill of about £500,000 due to changes brought in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Last year, owners of the 182 flats in Brindley House […] Click here to view original…

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Residents in city's tallest tower block face massive bills over cladding

Brindley House in Newhall Street Birmingham Birmingham’s tallest residential tower block faces a staggering 775 per cent insurance increase. The massive hike at Brindley House – the biggest increase in Birmingham – has been spawned by cladding regulations that followed the Grenfell Tower blaze. The rapid spread of the […] Click here to view original…

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Residents at 'dangerous cladding' apartment block asked to patrol for fires

Henry Street, Liverpool city centre. Image courtesy of Google Street View People in a seven-storey apartment block covered in ‘dangerous cladding’ were asked to carry out “waking watch” patrols to guard against fire in a move branded as “shocking” by those living there. The idea was proposed by property […] Click here to view original…

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