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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Parliamentary report exposes widespread fire-safety failings three years on from Grenfell Tower inferno

Three years on from the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, around 2,000 high-rise residential or publicly owned buildings are still covered with dangerous cladding, says a cross-party parliamentary report. Titled “Cladding: Progress of Remediation,” the report by Parliament’s Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) committee exposes the deadly conditions still […] Click here to view original…

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Manchester Skyline residents refused access to cladding money

People living at Skyline tower block in Manchester said they were given no option but to take out “life-changing” loans The government has confirmed a new £1bn fund to replace dangerous cladding will not be available to people in buildings where work has already started. A condition has been […] Click here to view original…

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Councils pledge to resume unsafe cladding removal during Covid-19

© Robynofexeter Leaders from 25 councils across the UK have pledged to ensure vital building safety work, including the removal of unsafe cladding on high-rise buildings, continues in the face of Covid-19 The leaders from 25 councils have pledged their commitment to ensuring vital building safety work continues where […] Click here to view original…

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#EndOurCladdingScandal - Rip Off Britain - 3/10/19

In the wake of the Grenfell fire, why is the government stumping up cash to help some residents replace their dangerous cladding but leaving other people to foot the sky-high bills themselves? Julia meets some of those affected. https://www.facebook.com/groups/natio… https://nationalleaseholdcampaign.org/ #LeaseholdScandal #NLC #Leasehold #Commonhold #Fleecehold #FleeceholdScandal #HousingCrisis #Housing #Homes […] Click here to view original…

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