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Two Years On From The EWS1

The External Wall Fire Review process, commonly referred to as ‘EWS1’, evaluates external wall systems including cladding on multi-occupancy high-rise buildings and has been an important step towards fire safety.

Developers to fix cladding crisis

On Monday 10th January the government announced a change to their approach toward the cladding crisis by replacing the previously proposed loan scheme for affected 11m – 18m buildings.

Fire Risk Appraisal of External Walls

Issues with external wall cladding never seems to be out of the media following the Grenfell Tower disaster. A new assessment for external wall systems called FRAEW has been introduced.

‘Polluter Pays’ Bill

The ‘Polluter Pays’ Bill is an initiative aimed at moving the often significant and costly remediation works that are arising from historic structural or fire safety issues away from innocent flat owners.

Latest update: Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill aims to create ground-breaking changes to building safety regulation and set new standards, which are related to how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained in the future.

Flat entrance doors

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Government has introduced the Fire Safety Act 2021 in order to amend the existing legislation, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and to ensure a similar tragedy does not recur.