High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention:Written question - HL1591

Asked on: 14 September 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 5 September (HL Deb, col 1896), whether any cladding confirmed by the Building Research Establishment as being made of aluminium composite material, that was referred to under the heading "data sharing" in the letter dated 5 September from the Department of Communities and Local Government to local authorities, was already listed as having been used in the construction of buildings during the last 18 months in the Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.
Answered on: 28 September 2017

Following the completion of the large-scale system tests, we have published consolidated advice (attached) to building owners which contains a summary of the numbers of initial screening tests which have been completed to date by the Building Research Establishment:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/643281/Update_and_consolidated_advice_for_building_owners_following_large-scale_testing.pdf


Where social housing buildings fail the tests, local authorities in England are informing tenants and the relevant constituency MP.

Summary of the numbers of screening test (PDF Document, 335.6 KB)

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