Hundreds of flats with Grenfell Tower-style cladding need 24-hour fire patrol

Tens of thousands of people are living in high-rise blocks with Grenfell Tower-style flammable cladding that need 24-hour fire patrols, it has been revealed. An inquiry into the 2017 inferno in West London found that aluminium composite cladding was the main reason the blaze, which killed 72 people, spread […] Click here to view original…

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Our last blog post at the beginning of the month was titled “1 week in …”. We had hoped to do a weekly post but things have been happening so fast 4 weeks have got behind us already! Back on the 4th Sophie and Brian recorded a podcast over a few glasses of wine and…

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Families facing homelessness or paying millions in Grenfell cladding scandal

St George’s Building in Leeds that has the same cladding as Grenfell tower. Heartbroken families are facing eviction or bankruptcy if they cannot cough up millions to pay for the removal of potentially lethal Grenfell-style cladding on their homes. Some 1,000 days after the June 2017 tragedy – which […] Click here to view original…

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Funding for to support flammable cladding replacement 'falling short', MPs warn

(Image: SWNS.com) Funding to support the replacement of flammable cladding on high risk buildings appears to be ‘falling short’, MPs have warned. The Commons Housing committee today launched an inquiry to scrutinise progress in removing the cladding from privately owned buildings and financially supporting homeowners. A £200 million pot […] Click here to view original…

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