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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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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Work to remove Grenfell-style cladding yet to begin at 135 buildings

Grenfell Tower Almost a third of buildings in England identified as having Grenfell-style flammable cladding have yet to undergo work to remove it, according to Government data. A total of 458 high-rise residential and publicly owned buildings were found to have aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding, an increase of […] Click here to view original…

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Remediation of two-thirds of ACM-clad buildings not finished

Latest data shows 243 buildings still have ACM cladding, more than three years on from Grenfell fire Two-thirds of the 458 buildings identified as having dangerous ACM cladding systems have not yet completed work to remove and replace the cladding, according to the latest official data. The latest monthly […] Click here to view original…

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Combustible cladding to be removed from Aylesbury flats

After over three years, combustible cladding on a block of flats in Aylesbury looks set to be removed. A planning application has gone in to replace the materials on the front of Friars House. The flats sit above Friars Square Shopping Centre and were one of the few buildings […] Click here to view original…

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