London Tower Block 'Mouldy and Damp' After Cladding Removed

BBC News investigate the conditions in Adair and Hazlewood towers in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, following the removal of their cladding. Click on the image below to read the full BBC report, and visit the Fuel Poverty Action website to find out more about their campaign for safe Cladding and Insulation.

Residents 'Left To Rot' In Council Tower Block

The Victoria Derbyshire programme explores the ongoing problems with the Marsh Drive Large Panel System block on the West Hendon Estate in Barnet. Click on the image to watch the programme on BBC Iplayer.

Government updates on building safety

On 20th January, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government addressed MP's with an update on the building safety programme. Read more via the Parliament UK website below. Inside Housing covered the announcements, which include reducing the height threshold for the ban of combustible materials and requirement of sprinklers, from 18 metres down to 11 metres.

2020 Vision - Our Priorities For The Year Ahead

There is much work yet to be done to ensure the safety of tower blocks throughout the UK. From unsafe cladding, to structural deficiencies - we are calling on the government to immediately implement a robust plan to make tower blocks safe. Our top priorities for 2020 are: 1. A National Inspection of all tower blocks, prioritising those with dangerous cladding, or of Large Panel System form of construction 2. The installation, including retrofitting of sprinkler systems 3. The removal of all types of combustible cladding 4. Evacuation plans in place for all blocks, whilst the Stay Put policy undergoes review 5. A genuine voice for residents - Regular meetings between the government and tenan

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