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Tribunal rules that Citiscape residents are responsible for costs of Grenfell-style cladding

Posted on March 20th, by Holly Bernstein in Politics & Society. No Comments

Residents are in discussion about whether or not they will appeal the tribunal’s ruling

A tribunal has ruled that leaseholders in Citiscape are responsible for paying nearly £500,000 to keep their building safe.

By 16th February 2018, eight months after Grenfell Tower caught fire, the Building Safety Programme had identified 314 residential or public buildings over 18 metres in England with Aluminium Composite Material cladding … Read More »



Residents and politicians respond to cladding charges at Citiscape

Posted on February 19th, by Holly Bernstein in Politics & Society. No Comments

The property management company says there are no other funding options to remove unsafe cladding

The cladding on a residential building in Croydon may not be replaced until the property manager can collect enough money from leaseholder service charges.

After Grenfell Tower caught fire, safety tests were carried out on other blocks to determine if other buildings had the same cladding. The results showed that Citiscape, … Read More »



Print archive: July-August 2017 – Use it or lose it, Croydon

Posted on October 17th, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Politics & Society. No Comments

Jonny Rose’s call to local action struck a chord with readers

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Where Croydon stands after the Grenfell Tower investigation

Posted on July 19th, by Zach Baker in Politics & Society. No Comments

The tragedy at the Grenfell Tower in June has pushed boroughs across London to re-evaluate fire safety

Croydon’s council was quick to review the fire conditions of its own housing blocks after news spread of malpractice at Grenfell Tower. After its review of thirty-nine council blocks, the council deemed that the cladding used is fire retardant and good quality.

“Our cladding is 3mm thick aluminium panelling, … Read More »