Advertisements

sed30's Blog

Railways & other things

Citiscape residents hit with £2m bill to remove Grenfell cladding

Inside Croydon

Citiscape, on the junction of Frith and Drummon Roads: the cladding is the similar to that used at Grenfell Tower

Residents in a town centre tower block could face financial ruin after a tribunal ruled today that they must meet the costs of replacing the Grenfell-style flammable cladding that encompasses their homes.

The leaseholders in the 95-apartment Citiscape complex on Drummond Road have been ordered to pay the bills to make their building safe, after a tribunal ruled that they, rather than the management company, were obliged to cover the costs of making the property safe.

The local MP, Steve Reed OBE, called on the government to step in.

“The government allowed that cladding to go up,” Reed said. “The government must take responsibility for taking that cladding down.

“The government must stop abandoning leaseholders to their fate. The government must pay for this work to be done.”

View original post 809 more words

Advertisements

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: