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Government Must Provide Greater and Faster Funding for Dangerous Cladding

THE HOUSE of Commons Housing Committee report on replacing dangerous combustible cladding was debated yesterday in Parliament. To date, only a third (155 out of...

Dangerous Cladding Replaced on Under Half of Buildings

NEW FIGURES released up until the end of May 2020 show that 46% of all identified buildings with dangerous Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding...

Combustible Cladding Remediation in the Spotlight as Applications for Government Funding...

CLADDING REMEDIATION SPECIALIST, HSRoofClad is working with clients across the country to assist with submissions of the Government’s recently released EWS1 form, part of...

Better Understanding of Fire Rating Needed for Powder Coated Cladding

ARCHITECTURAL POWDER COATING specialists, Glasgow-based MSP, has warned that a poor understanding of the updated Euroclass fire rating standard is bringing additional cost, confusion...

Replacement of Dangerous Cladding on High Rise Homes Too Slow

THE REMOVAL OF dangerous aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from high-rise residential buildings has been too slow says the National Audit Office (NAO). After the Grenfell...

Taxpayer to Foot £1.6 bn with Building Safety Fund for Dangerous...

THE TAXPAYER’S bill for removing unsafe cladding has been extended to £1.6 billion with the Building Safety Fund launched by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick...

Cladding Boss Responds to Calls to ‘Get On With It’

Following the joint statement issued last week by Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick and the metropolitan mayors - insisting that the replacement of flammable cladding remains...

“Biggest Changes to Building Safety in a Generation”

HOUSING SECRETARY Robert Jenrick MP has announced reforms to building safety calling them the “biggest changes in a generation”. New measures include mandatory sprinkler systems...

MPs Launch Inquiry into Cladding Replacements Post-Grenfell

A GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE has launched an inquiry into the pace of cladding works on high-rise buildings following the Grenfell Tower fire. The Housing, Communities and...

Grenfell Inquiry: Architect, Subcontractor and Installer Asks for Immunity

A CLADDING SUBCONTRACTOR, along with an architect and installer who worked on the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower have asked for assurances their evidence won’t...