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Behind the Façade Film Reveals Industry Response to Grenfell

A GROUND BREAKING FILM which explores the UK construction industry’s response to the Grenfell Tower disaster has been launched to encourage more open debate...

A Fifth Fewer Building Regulation Consultations on Fire Risks

THE NUMBER OF building regulation consultations with the Fire and Rescue Services has dropped by almost 20% in the 12 months to April 2021. The...

New Documentary Behind the Façade on Industry Response to Grenfell Premieres

A GROUNDBREAKING NEW film called Behind the Façade explores the UK construction industry’s response to the Grenfell Fire tragedy and is produced by Vivalda...

Kingspan Has ‘Full Confidence’ in K15 Insulation used in Cladding Systems

KINGSPAN REPORTS that after an extensive testing and review process it has full confidence in the safety of K15, the insulation used on the...

Manchester Council Forces Developers to Foot Bill for Grenfell-Style Cladding

AN AMENDMENT won by Liberal Democrats today will force developers to take financial responsibility for unsafe buildings and replace the Grenfell-style cladding in Manchester high-rises. In...

CPA Launches Consultation on New Construction Product Information Code

THE CONSTRUCTION Products Association (CPA) is launching an industry-wide consultation on a proposed new Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI). The CPA wants to gather...

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...