RICS issues cladding guidance for public consultation

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has issued proposed guidance for public consultation, stating that on buildings over six storeys there should be no cladding or curtain wall glazing on the building. For buildings of five or six storeys, the guidance proposes that there should not be a […] Click here to view original…

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Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide has spoken out on what it is doing to help flat owners in blocks with cladding-related fire safety defects, who are struggling to remortgage or move home. These leaseholders are required to have what is known as an EWS1 form to prove their building […] Click here to view original…

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The cladding scandal: The thousands left without a mortgage or unable to sell

The government recently unveiled a social housing white paper, which hopes to transform social housing’s future for the better and give hope to those affected by the disasters from the past. The seven step charter set out by the government to help raise the standards of social housing, both […] Click here to view original…

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Dangerous cladding removed from less than half Southwark’s affected blocks

Less than half have had cladding removed L&Q’s Arch Street – residents had to move out in 2019 during remedial work after fire safety problems were identified. Residents in other blocks around the country have not even had work begin. More than three years after the Grenfell tower disaster […] 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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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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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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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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