The government has been criticised for taking far too long to remove all flammable cladding from residential buildings. The government says it “has been working tirelessly” with councils to remove unsafe cladding, but Ed Mead , co-founder and director at Viewber , has condemned the government’s action on removing […] Click here to view original…

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Remediation Cladding Deadlines Missed By Majority Of ACM Buildings

The Government has conceded that deadlines to ensure all remediation work on the removal of dangerous cladding on buildings by June will not be met. Unfortunately, the recent lockdown has meant that many remediation projects were forced to halt, with many construction sites likely to have struggled regardless of […] Click here to view original…

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New Fire Safety Bill Planned

The Home Office has introduced a new bill to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales. The intention of the bill is to, according to the official government press release, “empower fire and rescue services to take enforcement action and hold building owners to account if they […] Click here to view original…

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Fire Safety Bill announced

The proposed Fire Safety Bill builds on action already taken to ensure that people feel safe in their homes, and a tragedy like the Grenfell Tower fire never happens again. Announced on 19th March, the bill will amend the Fire Safety Order 2005 to clarify that the responsible person […] Click here to view original…

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Home Office unveils new bill to improve fire safety in buildings

The proposed Fire Safety Bill builds on action already taken to ensure that people feel safe in their homes, and a tragedy like the Grenfell Tower fire never happens again. The bill will amend the Fire Safety Order 2005 to clarify that the responsible person or duty-holder for multi-occupied, […] Click here to view original…

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Government to fund and speed up vital cladding replacement

The government will fully fund the replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding on high-rise private residential properties where building owners have failed to do so Communities Secretary the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP calls time on “reckless” building owners who have refused to take action New funding […] Click here to view original…

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