Fire marshals patrol Ipswich flats 24/7 amid cladding fears

Fire marshals patrol Ipswich flats 24/7 amid cladding fears

Cardinal Lofts, in Ipswich where there are concerns about the cladding Picture: Archant Fire marshals are patrolling an Ipswich Waterfront tower block 24 hours a day after inspectors raised fears about fire safety. Sarah Cushion has a buy-let-flat in Cardinal Lofts. Photo: Sarah Cushion But the move has left […] Click here to view original…

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East Village’s Grenfell-style flammable cladding to be removed by end of 2020

East Village’s Grenfell-style flammable cladding to be removed by end of 2020

The council said the cladding, used in small areas for decorative features on balconies and as larger panels at East Village, Stratford, will be removed by the end of the year. Picture: Google Maps Grenfell-style flammable cladding will be stripped from tower blocks in the former Olympic Village by […] Click here to view original…

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Grenfell firms ‘are like killers and crooks’: Makers of cladding system are accused of putting residents at risk, disaster inquiry hears

The makers of Grenfell Tower’s cladding system have been accused of being ‘little more than crooks and killers’, the inquiry into the disaster has heard. The manufacturers were also said to have promoted construction materials despite knowing they ‘would burn with lethal speed’. Lawyers for a group of bereaved, […] Click here to view original…

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Work to remove “Grenfell-style” cladding on a Cambridge building has begun.

Work to remove “Grenfell-style” cladding on a Cambridge building has begun.

Work to remove “Grenfell-style” cladding on a Cambridge building has begun. An 11-storey block of flats was 75 per cent covered in aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding, which is linked to the Grenfell Tower fire in London in June 2017, which killed 72 people. The Belvedere, on Homerton Street, […] Click here to view original…

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