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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Combustible cladding to be removed from Aylesbury flats

After over three years, combustible cladding on a block of flats in Aylesbury looks set to be removed. A planning application has gone in to replace the materials on the front of Friars House. The flats sit above Friars Square Shopping Centre and were one of the few buildings […] Click here to view original…

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Government urged to speed up cladding remediation process

The second report from the Industry Safety Steering Group on the progress of culture change in the construction sector was issued on 5 August, which highlighted the need for further change for the industry now, ahead of the legislation. The Minister of State for Building Safety and Communities responded […] Click here to view original…

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Work stopped on two thirds of cladding remediation projects

Work has restarted at 14% of projects Work has stopped on more than two thirds of the buildings where the remediation of ACM cladding is required, new government data has said. According to the housing ministry’s April building safety update , work was paused on 68% of projects at […] 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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