Greenwich Premier Inn applies to have combustible cladding removed

The Premier Inn hotel on Greenwich High Road (Credit: Google Earth) A hotel in Greenwich has sent plans to remove combustible cladding from its building following assessments made after the Grenfell Tower fire. Premier Inn on Greenwich High Road has sent an application to the council to have combustible […] Click here to view original…

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Ipswich tower block repair costs could reach £30m

Construction on the tower block on the waterfront started in 2007 Costs to repair structural and fire safety issues on a tower block in Ipswich could reach £30m, administrators said. The freeholder of The Mill development went into administration in 2010. Administrators, RSM UK, told residents that funds were […] Click here to view original…

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Report on cladding Bill finds only two out of 105 buildings have had work done

Workmen remove the cladding from the facade of a block of flats (Image: PA) Only two of the 105 buildings included in the Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme have had work carried out, a new report has found. With a Holyrood committee scrutinising new legislation aimed at dealing with […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding report finds only two out of 105 buildings have had work done

Almost seven years on from the Grenfell Tower blaze, MSPs said that ‘clear timescales for remediation’ were needed Only two of the 105 buildings included in the Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme have had work carried out. With a Holyrood committee scrutinising new legislation aimed at dealing with potentially […] Click here to view original…

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Scottish cladding report finds only two out of 105 buildings completed

Workmen remove the cladding from the facade of a block of flats (Image: PA) Only two of the 105 buildings included in the Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme have had work carried out, a new report has found. With a Holyrood committee scrutinising new legislation aimed at dealing with […] Click here to view original…

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Report on cladding Bill finds only two out of 105 buildings have had work done

The Scottish Government introduced a cladding remediation programme in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire (Lauren Hurley/PA). Only two of the 105 buildings included in the Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme have had work carried out, a new report has found. With a Holyrood committee scrutinising new legislation […] Click here to view original…

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Scottish cladding report finds only two out of 105 buildings completed

Only two of the 105 buildings included in the Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme have had work carried out, a new report has found. With a Holyrood committee scrutinising new legislation aimed at dealing with potentially flammable cladding on blocks of flats, MSPs said that “progress has been slow”. […] Click here to view original…

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‘We were in survival mode’ say couple saved from inferno by cherry-picker

THE couple who cheated death during the devastating Valencia fire said they “went into survival mode” before heroic firefighters saved them. Trapped on their seventh-floor balcony for over two hours, the pair were rescued from the inferno which killed at least ten with a cherry picker. Sara and Amar […] Click here to view original…

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