The makers of Grenfell Tower’s cladding system have been accused of being ‘little more than crooks and killers’, the inquiry into the disaster has heard. The manufacturers were also said to have promoted construction materials despite knowing they ‘would burn with lethal speed’. Lawyers for a group of bereaved, […] Click here to view original…

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Almost 150 buildings still wrapped in Grenfell-style flammable cladding – more than three years after the disaster

By Jessie Mathewson, Local Democracy Reporter Londoners’ lives are “at risk” because of failures to reform building regulations in the wake of Grenfell Tower fire, Sadiq Khan has warned. The Mayor blamed the Government and building companies for letting down the Grenfell community by not acting swiftly enough. Mr […] Click here to view original…

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Solve this NOW! Campaign to make cladding flats sell-able again

Survivors and bereaved family members from the Grenfell Tower fire have joined forces with residents trapped in allegedly dangerous flats in a new national campaign calling on government to lead an “urgent national effort” to solve the cladding crisis. Six months after the government announced funds to remove dangerous […] Click here to view original…

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The next fire won’t wait. Here are the 10 steps to End Our Cladding Scandal

Inside Housing has joined with residents of buildings with dangerous cladding to call for the government to lead an “urgent, national effort” to end the scandal that has left tens of thousands of buildings nationwide clad in dangerous materials and residents asked to pay. With tens of thousands of […] Click here to view original…

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Remember Grenfell? Of course you do. Thousands of millennials are still living in flats surrounded by dangerous cladding and trapped in mortgage prisons as a result

It has been three years since the Grenfell tragedy which caused the deaths of 72 people in West London. The fire started in a fridge-freezer on the fourth floor of the 24 storey building and quickly spread throughout the whole of the tower block which housed 350 people. An […] 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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