Tag : Grenfell
Remedial work to 345 buildings with cladding similar to the system used on the ill-fated Grenfell tower is yet to start, government statistics have revealed.
A litany of construction failings has been found at a recently constructed block of flats in Liverpool.
Grenfell cladding firm snaps up Kier directorSubscription
Kier regional operations director Mark Norris is leaving the firm to join Rydon Construction.
The government will implement all recommendations set out in Dame Judith Hackitt’s review into Building Regulations and fire safety following the Grenfell tower disaster.
The manufacturer of the combustible cladding used on the Grenfell tower has claimed that other materials used in the building’s refurbishment were to blame for spreading the fire which killed 72 people.
Local councils have been granted the power to remove Grenfell-style cladding from privately-owned, high-rise buildings, with the building owners being forced to cover the costs.
The Grenfell Tower disaster “could never have happened” if modern technologies had been in place, according to Autodesk chief executive Andrew Anagnost.
Proposed changes to the Building Regulations on external walls following the Grenfell Tower tragedy should not have a significant impact on the development of tall timber tower blocks, delegates to a London conference were told.
WSP agreed to Grenfell investigation gagSubscription
WSP agreed to not criticise Theresa May or do anything to “embarrass” her during its investigation of the Grenfell Tower fire, it has been revealed.
£400M released for cladding upgrades Subscription
The government has released £400M to remove and replace combustible cladding from high-rise buildings.