Hackitt warns it is impossible to rule out another Grenfell

Dame Judith Hackitt has warned it is impossible to rule out another 'catastrophic event' like the Grenfell Tower tragedy if changes are not made to the regulatory system. Read More

‘Human rights, as well as health and safety, are compromised by Grenfell-style combustible cladding’

British Safety Council supports the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s challenge to the government over failure to protect lives. Read More

Asbestos exposure puts workers at risk

Wood Treatment Ltd, a wood processing company, has been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out at its premises in in Macclesfield. Read More

Dangerous cladding: Just a quarter of private buildings have plans to remove it

Plans are in place to remove and replace dangerous cladding from just a quarter of privately-owned housing blocks, according to the latest government statistics. Read More

Combustible cladding: MPs call for complete ban

Government plans to ban the use of combustible cladding in new high-rise buildings do not go far enough, a cross-party group of MPs has warned. Read More

Grenfell: Cladding tests must reflect real life

The Grenfell Tower fire is one of the most significant the UK has seen for years, bringing widespread attention to a number of failures and to a system described by Dame Judith Hackitt as ‘not fit for purpose’. Read More

New Cambridge hospital opening delayed over cladding concerns

The opening of a new hospital in Cambridge has been delayed because of concerns over some of the insultation materials used in the new building. Read More

Grenfell Tower: One year on

Today marks the anniversary of the horrific fire of which engulfed Grenfell Tower block, in North Kensington, and took the lives of 72 residents, on Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Read More

New figures reveal cladding removed on seven social housing blocks

Only seven out of 158 social housing blocks in England with dangerous cladding have had the material completely removed, according Read More

Flammable cladding removed from just 3 out of 300 council-buildings since Grenfell

800 tower blocks across the country are estimated to still have flammable cladding, almost 9 months since the Grenfell Tower Read More

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