Protesters occupy cladding company to demand justice for Grenfell

Protesters occupy cladding company to demand justice for Grenfell

Campaign group Palestine Action has occupied the company that provided flammable Grenfell cladding on the fourth anniversary of the tragedy. Demonstrators have attempted to shut down Arconic, which provided the cladding for Grenfell Tower. The group is also protesting the company selling materials to Israel for fighter jets. This […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding remediation could take 22 years, Labour warns

Cladding remediation could take 22 years, Labour warns

Efforts to remove dangerous cladding from high rise buildings could take as long as 22 years, according to the Labour party. Analysis by the opposition party found that between May 2020 and April 2021, an average of eight buildings a month had aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding removed. Meanwhile […] Click here to view original…

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Oxford’s Hockmore tower cladding will be replaced by November

Oxford's Hockmore tower cladding will be replaced by November

Hockmore Tower, Oxford. Picture: Richard Cave WORK to replace cladding on an Oxford tower block will be complete by November, the city council has said four years after the Grenfell Tower fire. Cladding on Hockmore Tower was not originally identified as unsafe in the aftermath of the Grenfell fire […] Click here to view original…

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Thousands join protest demanding urgent action from government on cladding scandal

Thousands of flat owners gathered in locations across the country last Saturday to protest the government’s response to the combustible cladding scandal that has arisen following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Protestors targeted the sales offices of major property developers, coming together in cities and towns across England and Wales, […] Click here to view original…

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Four Years After Grenfell, The Cladding Scandal Still Blights Lives

Steph Pike is constantly exhausted. ‘I can’t sleep properly and feel sick and anxious all the time,’ she says. Three years ago, the 29-year-old solicitor bought a one-bedroom flat in Bristol. After years of saving, she was so proud to have managed to get on the property ladder. But […] Click here to view original…

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Grenfell: Ending the cladding crisis could take until 2043, warns Labour

Grenfell Tower in the wake of the tragic 2017 fire. Image credit: ChiralJon/Flickr Removing dangerous cladding from buildings could take until 2043, the Labour Party has warned ahead of the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster . Analysing UK government figures on the building safety crisis, the opposition […] Click here to view original…

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