Monday, 19 June 2017

Government Orders Landlords To Carry Out Tower Block Cladding Tests

The government has told social landlords to carry out tests of cladding on their tower blocks. The Grenfell Tower fire last week tore up the outside of the building, leading to widespread speculation that the cladding on the building might have hastened the spread of the fire. In a letter from Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary at the CLG, she wrote there is “significant anxiety” from tenants about whether the tower blocks they live in are safe. Read more on Inside Housing.

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