Islington Gates’ Cladding Update – April 2020 Questions & Answers – prepared by the IG Board Given the substantial sums Leaseholders have been asked to contribute to the removal of unsafe cladding and other fire safety works, the Leaseholder Board has prepared the following response to clarify common questions asked. We will shortly apply to…

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As a responsible Leaseholder Management Company, your Board has introduced a number of fire safety improvements, including 24/7 waking watch and fire klaxons. As well as cladding investigation, work had been undertaken checking the adequacy of internal fire stops/barriers and fire stops behind the timber and metal cladding. Unfortunately these checks revealed a negligent build…

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Yes, use and storage of such equipment/materials is prohibited as a breach of lease conditions. A new letter on safety advice will be issued to Leaseholders and Residents. The Management Company needs the co-operation of leaseholders, whose duty it is to ensure their apartments/homes are internally fire safe, with appliances in good order and regularly…

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As far as we can establish, as there seems to be no industry standard definition of ACM (Aluminium Composite Material), we do NOT have Grenfell-type ACM. This is a thin pre-formed composite sheet (a fusion of polystyrene and metal). Islington Gates has a sandwich cladding of 0.5mm steel, 1mm Aluminium sandwiching 20mm of pink polystyrene…

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