May 21, 2019 Last Updated 8:31 AM, Apr 10, 2019
Yvonne Campbell, General Manager of Vivalda Scotland, believes that despite the well-meaning recommendations of Dame Judith Hackitt and Sir Martin Moore-Bick, architects and specifiers working in the public sector are still calling for more clarity on the issue of non-combustible, fire-tested cladding systems.
As we approach a year since the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, its implications for local authorities and registered providers for housing design, construction and ongoing management remain unclear, says Nigel Morrey, Technical Director at Promat – part of Etex Building Performance.
The demand for social housing in the UK continues to grow at a much faster rate than its current level of supply. Figures from Shelter suggest that there are more than 1.8 million households waiting for a social home and this situation is becoming even…
The Grenfell Tower tragedy should represent a wake-up call for the construction industry, says Niall Rowan, Chief Operating Officer at the Association for Specialist Fire Protection.

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