Fire marshals patrol Ipswich flats 24/7 amid cladding fears

Cardinal Lofts, in Ipswich where there are concerns about the cladding Picture: Archant Fire marshals are patrolling an Ipswich Waterfront tower block 24 hours a day after inspectors raised fears about fire safety. Sarah Cushion has a buy-let-flat in Cardinal Lofts. Photo: Sarah Cushion But the move has left […] 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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What can property managers do to ensure tower blocks are fire-safe?

Following the Grenfell Tower fire, the government’s ban on the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings has had a far-reaching impact. Since December 2018, when it issued its guidance covering cladding on blocks of 18m or higher in England and Wales, some valuers […] Click here to view original…

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