POST-GRENFELL WARNING TO GOVERNMENT – Councils face “unprecedented” funding gap say Croydon

Councils face an “unprecedented funding gap” in improving tower block fire safety unless the Government helps them pay for it, the first council retrofitting sprinklers since the Grenfell tragedy has warned. Croydon council have written to request a face-to-face meeting with the housing minister to discuss the “long-term financial burden” of implementing its £10 million … Continue reading POST-GRENFELL WARNING TO GOVERNMENT – Councils face “unprecedented” funding gap say Croydon

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GRENFELL: CROYDON TO INSTALL FIRE SPRINKLERS IN TALLEST HOUSING 

GRENFELL: CROYDON TO INSTALL FIRE SPRINKLERS IN TALLEST HOUSING  Fire sprinklers are to be installed in 25 housing blocks in Croydon as part of the council’s response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy. At the council’s cabinet meeting on Monday night, deputy leader Councillor Alison Butler announced that the council will install fire sprinklers in all … Continue reading GRENFELL: CROYDON TO INSTALL FIRE SPRINKLERS IN TALLEST HOUSING