Government release list of over 10,000 residential tower blocks

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have responded to a Freedom Of Information request from Tower Blocks UK, disclosing two substantial lists of residential buildings in England, over 18 metres in height. One list shared by MHCLG comprises 4813 social residential buildings, the other comprises 5301 private residential buildings In their written response to our request, MHCLG said: ‘The data represents the responses of local authorities and housing associations, after MHCLG requested preliminary information on all high-rise residential buildings to inform work on identifying buildings with ACM cladding systems unlikely to meet current Building Regulations guidance. As su

Tower Blocks UK on Channel 5 News

Fire Risks for People with Disabilities in Tower Blocks on Channel 5 News Liz Lowe Tower Blocks UK I was asked at 24 hours’ notice to appear live on 28 March 2019 on the Channel 5 TV early evening news to join a panel discussion about the fire risks to people with disabilities living in Tower Blocks. Channel 5 had made a 4-minute investigative piece and wanted to follow it with a 6-minute panel discussion. All I knew was that the panel was to be someone from the Fire Brigade Union and hopefully someone from a disability charity, and that the film was sympathetic to people with disabilities stuck and at risk in Tower Blocks. I have never been on TV, let alone live TV, so I sought advice from

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