Cladding

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

City Gate

Adoption charity forced under after Grenfell cladding discovery

Adoption charity forced under after Grenfell cladding discovery

An adoption charity has been forced to close after its Manchester headquarters were discovered to have Grenfell-style cladding.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

The founder of the UK Cladding Action Group has the announcement of a new government fund to replace Grenfell-style cladding on around 170 high-rise private residential buildings is “a bitter pill to swallow”.

Ritu Saha

£200m 'will not go far enough' in fixing dangerous cladding

£200m 'will not go far enough' in fixing dangerous cladding

A tower block resident has warned that the £200m of government funding to replace combustible cladding is not enough.

Grenfell

Government to spend £200m replacing unsafe cladding on high-rises

Government to spend £200m replacing unsafe cladding on high-rises

The government will fund the replacement of Grenfell-style cladding on around 170 high-rise private residential buildings, at an estimated cost of £200 million.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

'Go bankrupt or go to court': Meet the residents facing bankruptcy over Grenfell-style cladding

'Go bankrupt or go to court': Meet the residents facing bankruptcy over 'Grenfell-style' cladding

Meet the residents facing bankruptcy over 'Grenfell-style' cladding

Residents of high-rise tower blocks with Grenfell-style cladding have told talkRADIO they are entering a "spiral of debt that will be impossible to get out of".

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of high-rise tower blocks are accusing the government of letting them fall towards bankruptcy by doing nothing to remove flammable cladding.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Government 'shamed' into funding flammable cladding removal, says Fire Brigades Union secretary

Government 'shamed' into funding flammable cladding removal, says Fire Brigades Union secretary

Government 'shamed' into funding flammable cladding removal, says FBU secretary

Demonstrators delivered an open letter to James Brokenshire demanding dangerous cladding was removed from buildings immedia

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Cladding being removed from a London tower block

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to around 60 building owners setting out steps they must take to avoid fines.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Grenfell report calls for 'culture change' on fire safety

Grenfell report calls for 'culture change' on fire safety

The report was published by Dame Judith Hackitt on Thursday.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Government ducked creating good building regulation system for years'

Grenfell Tower: 'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

'It's mind boggling those responsible for Grenfell Tower fire want to stay in power', says George Galloway

Galloway on Grenfell Tower: 'How can the people responsible even leave their house?'

George Galloway is shocked those responsible for Grenfell Tower are in power

George Galloway says if an election was held now, no one who was previously in power in Kensington and Chelsea would be voted in

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Inquiry hears Grenfell Tower style fire could take place in Australia in matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

An Australian Senate inquiry is looking at the use of non-conforming building materials and has heard thousands of buildings are at risk

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Kensington and Chelsea was controlled by rich people, as the poor are less likely to vote', says George Galloway

Grenfell Tower tragedy occurred because rich councillors viewed poor people as eyesore: George Galloway

Grenfell occurred because the poor were viewed as an eyesore: George Galloway

George Galloway says many thought tower blocks were an eyesore, which is why cladding was added to them

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Theresa May insists residents will have a say over the direction of the investigation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk'

Journalist Tom Bergin says the legality of the panels used on Grenfell Tower is not clear

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

'40 years of government cuts have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone says we must find out how people were able to put up cladding on buildings like at Grenfell Tower

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Police confirm the cause of Grenfell Tower fire

Police confirm faulty fridge started Grenfell Tower fire

Police confirm faulty fridge started Grenfell Tower fire

At 79 people are confirmed dead or remain missing in the wake of the tower blaze last week

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Immigration checks won't be done on Grenfell Tower fire victims, but cladding on some tower blocks is combustible

Grenfell Tower: UK councils estimate 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding

Downing Street: 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

The Prime Minster has said local authorities and fire services are in the process of ensuring tower blocks are safe