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Cladding: what new advice mean for sellers

By Admin | February 21, 2020 |
Cladding: what new advice mean for sellers

Chad and Niyati Cribbins with their children. They are struggling to sell their flat in east London because potential buyers are unable to get a mortgage You may not have realised that the Grenfell Tower fire could affect you, but if you own a flat of any height with […] Click here to view original…

Greater Manchester leaders bring together high rise residents to lobby Parliament

By Admin | February 20, 2020 |

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and City Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett are calling on the government to take immediate action to support high rise residents living in unsafe buildings. In the wake of the Grenfell tragedy in June 2017, Greater Manchester’s leaders took action and formed the […] Click here to view original…

Greater Manchester leaders to bring together high rise residents to lobby Parliament

By Admin | February 20, 2020 |
Greater Manchester leaders to bring together high rise residents to lobby Parliament

MAYOR of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and City Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett are calling on the Government to take immediate action to support high rise residents living in unsafe buildings. In the wake of the Grenfell tragedy in June 2017, Greater Manchester’s leaders took action and formed the […] Click here to view original…

Mayor to lobby parliament over high-rise cladding

By Admin | February 20, 2020 |
Mayor to lobby parliament over high-rise cladding

Andy Burnham announcing that Salford mayor Paul Dennett will lead the rewrite of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. MAYOR of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is calling on the Government to take immediate action to support high rise residents living in unsafe buildings. Following growing concerns of high rise residents […] Click here to view original…

Government lawyers warn of challenges posed by Grenfell witness protection call

By Admin | February 20, 2020 |
Government lawyers warn of challenges posed by Grenfell witness protection call

File photo dated 30/10/19 of the Grenfell Tower The Attorney General’s Office has asked the Grenfell Tower Inquiry to clarify its request for protections for corporate witnesses amid concerns “uncertainty” could cause “real practical challenges” to any criminal investigations over the fire. Suella Braverman, the new Attorney General, is […] Click here to view original…

Why the attempt to fix the cladding and mortgage crisis is not working

By Admin | February 20, 2020 |
Why the attempt to fix the cladding and mortgage crisis is not working

Asset management Brexit Care and support Development Finance Fire safety Housing Management Markets Technology Policy Regulation and Governance Mergers and Acquisitions Click here to view original web page at www.insidehousing.co.uk

Residents left in limbo and living ‘a nightmare’ in 78 ‘dangerous’ tower blocks to lobby Westminster

By Admin | February 19, 2020 |
Residents left in limbo and living 'a nightmare' in 78 'dangerous' tower blocks to lobby Westminster

The Grenfell Tower fire led to 72 deaths and prompted a major inquiry The government has been asked to take immediate action with 78 apartment blocks in Greater Manchester still not meeting safety standards almost three years on from the Grenfell Tower blaze. Since Grenfell, every tower block in […] Click here to view original…

EQUITONE cladding passes official fire safety test

By Admin | February 19, 2020 |
EQUITONE cladding passes official fire safety test

EQUITONE fibre cement facade material has passed the BS 8414 fire safety test – further securing its position as being safe to use in high-rise and high-risk buildings. The rigorous test, which was sponsored by TENMAT Ltd, evaluates whether a cladding system that is subjected to a fire breaking […] Click here to view original…

Why the property sector and politicians must unite to help flatowners left in limbo by cladding

By Admin | February 19, 2020 |
Why the property sector and politicians must unite to help flatowners left in limbo by cladding

Derek MacDonald, joint Managing Director of Newton Property Management BS8414. Remember this number. It’s the British Safety testing standard that is on the lips of a growing number of flatowners in Scotland as they digest the fact that their properties have a mortgage value of precisely zero. The number […] Click here to view original…

Save homeowners from financial ruin. Ensure the right parties pay in the Cladding Scandal.

By Admin | February 18, 2020 |

Ellie Brown started this petition to UK Parliament and 2 others As a young couple in London, we were so excited when we managed to achieve our dream, and get on the property ladder in 2015. Fast forward to 2018, and our dream has turned into a nightmare. In […] Click here to view original…

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