‘People could lose their flat and everything that they’ve ever put into it’ – Leaseholders’ concern over cladding costs

Three years on from the Grenfell tragedy, 145 private and social high-rise buildings in London, which includes at least 10,000 dwellings, still have the same Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding in place as Grenfell. These figures, relating to the removal and replacement of unsafe cladding in England, were released […] Click here to view original…

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Combustible cladding survey highlights ongoing issues in multi-occupancy buildings

THE HOUSING, Communities and Local Government Committee in Parliament has published the findings of a survey into the progress of remediation work designed to improve fire safety in residential buildings. The survey highlights significant ongoing fire safety issues in multi-occupancy buildings across the country, leaving residents facing bills of […] Click here to view original…

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Union slams deadly fire failings and cuts

Marking Firefighters Memorial Day last week (Pic: Mark Thomas and FBU) Firefighters have attacked the government and building owners as a parliamentary committee’s cladding survey highlighted widespread safety failings. The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee last week published the findings of a survey into the progress of work […] Click here to view original…

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