Galliard stops ACM recladding at New Capital Quay

Firm says sticking to social distancing protocols on job was not possible Galliard Homes has suspended work to replace ACM cladding at its New Capital Quay development in Greenwich because of coronavirus. The government has labelled the replacement of Grenfell Tower-style cladding as a critical project and last week […] Click here to view original…

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THE GOVERNMENT has added its construction expert, Dr David Hancock, to review the removal of aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding, and firm Faithful & Gould to provide management. Earlier this week , the government stated that it believes ‘making buildings safe and maintaining measures to ensure buildings are safe […] Click here to view original…

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Housing secretary announces new fire safety regime

All resi buildings above six storeys will now be covered by new regulator, while buildings above 11m will need sprinklers A new government fire safety regime for residential buildings will cover all buildings above six storeys, and will see sprinklers banned on all buildings above 11m, the government said […] Click here to view original…

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