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Government Advice Note 19

Advice for owners of buildings which include spandrel panels/window panels/infill panels This Advice Note provides advice to building owners1, their professional advisers, and fire and rescue services regarding spandrel panels/ window panels/ infill panels on external walls. Although written for those responsible for the safety of residents of high rise (over 18m) residential blocks of […]

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Government Advice Note 18

Advice for owners of buildings which are partially clad in Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems ! This guidance note provides advice to building owners1, their professional advisers and fire and rescue services when considering whether it is safe to leave small or partial amounts of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding on a building. Although […]

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Government Advice Note 14

Advice on external wall systems that do not incorporate Aluminium Composite Material ! This Advice Note is for the attention of anyone responsible for, or advising on, the fire safety of external wall systems of residential buildings 18m or above in height. It addresses concerns about the fire safety implications of such systems that do […]

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Leaked Hackitt report criticised for not going far enough

A leaked report from one of the groups working on Same Judith Hackitt’s post Grenfell recommendations does not go far enough, a consultant to the group has said! Ryan Dempsey, an electrical safety expert brought in to advise the working group on the competence of people installing fire protection systems, told Inside Housing he thought […]

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Grenfell Inquiry report delayed until October

The publication of the first report from the inquiry looking into the reasons behind the Grenfell Tower tragedy will not be published until October! The Grenfell Inquiry team confirmed that Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the inquiry’s chair, would not publish his first phase report looking into the events on the night of the fire before October, […]

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