Northpoint residents spared extra parking charges during cladding removal

(3) Residents forced to move their vehicles while their building undergoes work to remove deadly flammable cladding won’t be charged for parking, after a deal to absolve them of the costs was struck with the local authority. Inhabitants of Bromley’s Northpoint Tower feared they would be slugged with extra […] Click here to view original…

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UK could be breaking international law over cladding, says UN

The UN has warned Britain that its failure to strip combustible cladding from high-rise buildings containing tens of thousands homes may be a breach of international law. In a fresh headache for the housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, the global body is demanding answers about the UK government’s delayed programme […] Click here to view original…

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Manchester tower block residents ineligible for £1bn recladding fund

Residents of a Manchester tower block facing bills of thousands of pounds to fix dangerous cladding have been dealt “a massive blow” after finding out they are ineligible to apply for the government’s new £1bn building safety fund. The fund, which was officially launched on Tuesday , excludes remediation […] Click here to view original…

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The coronavirus outbreak is causing misery for thousands of people already engulfed in the Grenfell cladding scandal, with residents revealing fresh fears of financial hardship on top of major concerns about their health and safety. People living in tower blocks covered in dangerous cladding had hoped a nightmare was over after the government last month announced an…

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