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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'This report could save lives' - Sadiq Khan Mayor of London praises LBC investigation

The Mayor of London has praised an LBC exclusive report into ‘forged’ cladding-safety certificates saying it could potentially “save lives.” LBC Correspondent Rachael Venables led an investigation which found evidence that a company in South-Wales has provided a number of forged ‘cladding-safety’ forms to unsuspecting customers, for thousands of […] Click here to view original…

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Minister refuses to rule out compulsory building purchases to fix flammable cladding

Building freeholders who refuse to fix unsafe and combustible cladding could face losing their property to a compulsory government purchase. Housing minister Christopher Pincher (pictured) confirmed the government was open to all options, potentially including compulsory purchases, to solve the issue. While government funds have been made available for […] Click here to view original…

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Feature: Flat owners caught in mortgage trap

The Grenfell fire tragedy of June 2017, in which 72 people died, has highlighted fire safety issues with thousands of blocks of flats, exposed decades of lax building controls, and shone a light on a construction sector that focused on building properties fast and cheap. The fire spread quickly […] Click here to view original…

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