13 Nov 2019

The Stay Put policy is national guidance for residents of high rise buildings. The theory is that every individual flat within a block should act like a sealed compartment - able to contain a fire for at least one hour. If a fire breaks out in one flat, residents in ot...

30 Oct 2019

The Grenfell Inquiry Phase One Report was published on Wednesday 30th October 2019 and is available in full here.

Inside Housing have been covering the findings and recommendations, covering issues such as ACM cladding, evacuation plans for high rises, and the Stay Put...

16 Oct 2019

Despite being a dark rainy night hundreds of people walked the dignified monthly Silent Vigil on 14th October 2019 for the 72 people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire who were remembered individually by name - Forever in Our Hearts.

It is 28 months since the fire and...

23 Sep 2019

 Barking Riverside Fire, 9th June 2019, BBC News image

There have been a very worrying number of recent fires. This is the background to how we got where we are.

In 1956 the government passed the Housing Finance Act which paved the way for high rise housing by only payin...

18 Sep 2019

Inside Housing report on the call from Scottish sector bodies for housing to be recognised as a human right. 

Click on the image to read the full article in Inside Housing below

16 Sep 2019

Rosebank Tower, Allison Drive, Cambuslang, 

South Lanarkshire G72 7HE

 Rosebank Tower is a 12 storey high, ‘Reema’ design Large Panel Systems construction containing 72, 2 bedroom flats.

It was built in 1969/ 1970 but there were delays on allocating the flats as additiona...