Building remediation

Defective cladding – a legal perspective

In a new collaboration with regular articles from legal firm, Kingsley Napley, IFSEC Insider hears from Partners, Hannah Eales and Claire Lamkin, who provide answers to common defective cladding questions. Read More

58% of unsafe buildings yet to start remediation works, government data shows

Data from the Department for Levelling Up and Housing and Communities monthly remediation report, shows that 58% of buildings identified with unsafe cladding are yet to start remediation works. Read More

Bristol landlords ordered to replace cladding deemed a fire ‘safety risk’

Landlords of a block of flats in Bristol have been ordered to fix cladding after surveyors found defects in the building. Read More

Camden Council completes remediation work via Building Safety Fund

Camden Council has invested £7 million, using funding available from the Government’s Building Safety Fund, to replace dangerous cladding. Read More

Who pays for fire safety remedies in residential blocks? Examining the cases so far…

Following provisions made by the Building Safety Act protecting leaseholders, who is going to foot the bill for fire safety measures? Read More

Leaseholders obtain first remediation order under Building Safety Act for defective cladding

Leaseholders in Streatham Hill have successfully obtained the first recorded remediation order under the Building Safety Act (BSA) 2022. Read More

CROSS report finds ‘near miss’ incident as combustible cladding material ignited during remediation works

A CROSS report found that combustible insulation on the external walls of a high-rise had been ‘ignited’ during remediation work. Read More

Resident engagement fundamental to new Code of Practice for Remediation of Residential Buildings

Consideration of residents’ needs is the top priority of the government’s Code of Practice for the Remediation of Residential Buildings. Read More

Government, Regulator and NFCC issue joint warning to building owners delaying fire safety remediation work

A joint statement has warned building owners who have not yet begun remediation work on fire safety defects that consequences are coming. Read More

Anxiety, mistrust and anger: The resident’s view of the Building Safety Crisis

A heartfelt view from two homeowners who have become involved in the wider campaign on the building safety crisis and fire safety. Read More

Leaseholders win almost £200,000 combustible balcony remediation costs under Building Safety Act

In what is believed to be the first ruling of its kind, a group of 18 leaseholders in Sutton has won nearly £195,000 from the freeholder. Read More


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