Homes which had Grenfell Tower-style cladding removed open to new fire risks



Work to remove flammable cladding could leave people’s homes vulnerable to new fire risks if it isn’t replaced immediately, the Government has warned.
The Department for Communities and Local Government has written to councils telling them to replace panelling that was ripped off in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire .
According to the letter, not doing so could leave potentially flammable insulation exposed, leave the building open to water damage and a loss of insulation.
But five blocks in Sunderland , operated by Gentoo on behalf of Sunderland City Council, have still not been restored... read more

 
17 July 2017 in Regional North East, Views: 40
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