The Grenfell fallout

The scale of the cladding crisis is thought to affect up to 500,000 people nationwide, and we are collaborating with other sector groups and organisations to request a multi-billion-pound fund to remediate unsafe buildings. The fallout from the Grenfell tragedy has proved to be a difficult time for property […] Click here to view original…

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Unite reveals £20m cost of replacing HPL cladding

Waverley House, one of six Unite buildings where ACM cladding has been replaced Unite said it had completed replacement work on all buildings fitted with Grenfell-style ACM cladding and had now turned to assessing the extent of HPL cladding on its estate. The Ministry of Housing has advised that […] Click here to view original…

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Combustible cladding: protesters call on Boris Johnson to end crisis

Owners of high-rise apartments wrapped in combustible cladding have demonstrated in Westminster to demand Boris Johnson release billions of pounds to end a national fire safety crisis that continues nearly 1,000 days after the Grenfell Tower disaster. Families with young children, retirees and working couples from tower blocks in […] Click here to view original…

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Campaigners descend on Westminster to demand an end to the cladding scandal

A group of leaseholders from Birmingham are calling out the Government for the “unfair targeting” of them with the costs of cladding removal. Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Government has covered the costs of removing certain types of cladding from buildings, However, for other leaseholders, the type of […] Click here to view original…

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High-rise residents warn worries over fire safety causing mental distress

A survey of residents living in high-rise buildings in Manchester has found fire safety risks are damaging their mental health and wellbeing. The report, published by the Greater Manchester High-Rise Task Force, found seven in 10 residents are worried about a fire in their building. They said the worry […] Click here to view original…

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