Dragon Steven Bartlett plans ‘money school’ for Grenfell community

Steven Bartlett became involved with people in the Grenfell Tower area after meeting some of those involved with Grenfell Athletic, the football team founded after the fire. Steven Bartlett, the multimillionaire Dragons’ Den investor, is planning a “money school” for the Grenfell Tower community to advise potential entrepreneurs. The […] Click here to view original…

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Slough Council ‘will recoup’ costs to remove Grenfell-like cladding

Nova House in Buckingham Garden, Slough AN END to the long-running legal dispute to claw back costs for removing dangerous Grenfell-esque cladding on an apartment block is on the horizon. Slough Borough Council is set to recover “very significant,” if not all, of the costs to make the seven-storey […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding work is impacting residents, MP says

Plastic sheeting was put on a block of flats on Patteson Road in Ipswich in October 9 January 2023 More needs to be done to protect residents of high-rise buildings that have unsafe cladding, an MP said. After the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, unsafe materials which pose a […] Click here to view original…

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How can we fix the UK’s cladding crisis?

Over the past few years the rules and regulations put in place to keep homeowners in cladded buildings safe have had unintended consequences. Leaseholders have faced issues ranging from being unable to sell or remortgage their homes, through to facing massive bills to employ round the clock fire wardens. […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding: Residents demand action to make fire-risk homes safe

Round-the-clock fire wardens are patrolling the site at Glasgow’s Lancefield Quay following safety concerns. Abhijeet Kadwe owns property at Lancefield Quay in Glasgow. By Sharon Frew , Residents of a Glasgow apartment complex say the Scottish Government and developers need to make their homes safe after delays in replacing […] Click here to view original…

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Balfour and Travelodge settle £800,000 dispute

Balfour Beatty is on site at the Swansea Travelodge Balfour Beatty is on site carrying out work on a Travelodge hotel after an £800,000 dispute over alleged combustible cladding and other defects was settled. In 2020, Construction News revealed that Travelodge was suing Balfour over what it said were […] Click here to view original…

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