Proposals have been announced by the Government that would ensure more sprinklers in new high rise blocks of flats in England.
There are 107 high rise residential and publicly owned buildings in England that have completed remediation works to remove and replace Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems, the latest data shows.
High-pressure laminate must be taken down, fire safety advisers tell government
Grenfell United are projecting messages on to tower blocks in Salford, Newcastle and London which they say are unsafe.
The Government is inviting views on a new building safety regime, as it seeks to bring forward new legislation to keep residents safe following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire.
The Government is making around £200 million available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from more than 166 privately owned high rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Houses developed by Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes have potentially dangerous fire safety issues, BBC Watchdog Live has found.
Exclusive: councils complain government’s backing amounts to ‘completely hollow words’
Social housing residents in England and their landlords are to take part in a trial of innovative methods of communicating building safety matters.
Work on 354 high-rise blocks of flats in England only being finished at rate of six a month
Homeowners want freeholders to pay costs of removing fire-risk cladding from tower blocks
Freeholder Pemberstone says new fund is being set up to cover two Manchester blocks
Hundreds of high rise blocks in England still have cladding systems that are unlikely to meet building regulations in the aftermath of the deadly Grenfell tower fire, official figures show.
Leaseholders at building in London face having to pay £70,000 each to make it safe
The British Government is banning combustible materials on new high rise homes and giving support to local authorities to carry out emergency remediation work, it has been announced.
Hundreds of residents in London homes close to Grenfell Tower are facing a cold Christmas after council chiefs told them the cladding on two tower blocks was a “substantial” fire hazard and must be removed without delay.
One of the country’s biggest housebuilders has agreed to cover the cost of replacing combustible Grenfell-style cladding, ending months of financial uncertainty for hundreds of householders.
RICS welcomes the announcement by the Secretary of State, James Brokenshire, at the Conservative Party Conference, banning combustible cladding on all new schools, hospitals, care homes, student accommodation and residential buildings above 18m.
Fifty-four student residential towers have material similar to that at Grenfell Tower
Claim for £16m lodged after fire officers banned people from living in five-storey block
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