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Grenfell Tower

Information relating to the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Memorial Commission

Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce

  1. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 March 2018
  2. Letter to the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 19 March 2018
  3. The second Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce report
  4. Second report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 16 March 2018
  5. Statement on the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce Report
  6. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 November 2017
  7. Letter to members of the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 6 November 2017
  8. Initial report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 31 October 2017
  9. Letter to the Communities Secretary from the taskforce members: 31 October 2017
  10. New taskforce to support recovery from Grenfell fire disaster
  11. Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council
  12. PM chairs Grenfell Recovery Taskforce meeting: 26 June 2017
  13. PM chairs fifth meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce
  14. PM chairs third meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce

Public Inquiry

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Position Statement describes the actions the department has taken since the Grenfell Tower fire to make buildings safer.

To view the exhibits, which are referenced in the statement, please visit the Grenfell Tower Inquiry’s website.

  1. Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister

Immigration

Letters

  1. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 16 July 2018
  2. Letters to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 June 2018
  3. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 May 2018
  4. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 May 2018
  5. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 March 2018
  6. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018
  7. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 27 February 2018
  8. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018
  9. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017
  10. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 November 2017
  11. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017
  12. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017
  13. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 19 October 2017
  14. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017
  15. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017
  16. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 5 September 2017
  17. Letter to national tenant organisations following the Grenfell Tower fire – 23 August 2017
  18. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017
  19. Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017
  20. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 11 August 2017
  21. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017
  22. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 July 2017
  23. Public sector estate safety checks: letter to permanent secretaries: 28 June 2017
  24. Letter to the Grenfell Community Safety Partnership: 24 June 2017
  25. Letter to providers on health and safety following the Grenfell Tower Fire - 20 June 2017

Announcements and updates

  1. Grenfell Tower fire: charitable funds raised and distributed
  2. Grenfell Tower fire: support for people affected
  3. Grenfell one year on
  4. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 5 September 2017
  5. Grenfell Tower fire response: what charitable grants are available
  6. Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents
  7. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 20 July 2017
  8. Civil news: financial eligibility assessments for Grenfell Tower victims
  9. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 11 July 2017
  10. Grenfell rehousing
  11. Grenfell Tower disaster: David Lidington statement
  12. Protection from prosecution for unlawful subletting at Grenfell Tower
  13. £1 million for local charities responding to Grenfell Tower disaster
  14. Government response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy
  15. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate
  16. Department responds to police identification of Hotpoint fridge freezer involved in Grenfell Tower fire
  17. Product recall
  18. Charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire
  19. Government and utility companies announce package of support for Grenfell victims
  20. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 22 June 2017
  21. PM Commons statement on Grenfell Tower: 22 June 2017
  22. First new homes secured for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster
  23. Details of Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund
  24. Statement from the Prime Minister on Grenfell Tower: 17 June 2017
  25. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire
  26. Statement on charitable giving: Grenfell Tower Fire
  27. Support for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster
  28. Government confirms emergency funding available in response to Grenfell Tower incident
  29. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire
  30. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 14 June 2017

Guidance

  1. Updated interim safety advice for building owners
  2. Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: call for evidence
  3. Building Safety Programme: update and consolidated advice for building owners following large-scale testing
  4. Fire safety of your building: advice for tenants and residents
  5. Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: terms of reference
  6. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 6
  7. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 7
  8. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 5
  9. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 4
  10. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 3
  11. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 2
  12. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 1
  13. Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: terms of reference
  14. Building safety programme: explanatory note on large scale cladding systems testing
  15. Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases
  16. Grenfell Tower: handling relatives' immigration cases
  17. Environmental monitoring following the Grenfell Tower fire
  18. Grenfell Tower fire: charitable funds raised and distributed
  19. Building safety programme: explanatory note on safety checks and testing
Published 22 June 2017
Last updated 29 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Position Statement on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry website.
  2. Added press release 'Further environmental checks for Grenfell site'.
  3. Added 'Letter to Grenfell United following concerns about the possibility of soil contamination: 15 October 2018'.
  4. Added Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission update letter: 17 September 2018.
  5. New Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy open letter dated 19 July 2018.
  6. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 16 July 2018
  7. Added "letter announcing an update to Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy: 26 June 2018".
  8. Added statement: 'Grenfell one year on'.
  9. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 May 2018'.
  10. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 May 2018'.
  11. Added second report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce, statement by the Housing Secretary, letter to members of the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce, and letter to residents.
  12. Added press release 'Fire safety advice unchanged after issue identified with fire door' and statement 'Update on Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018'.
  13. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018'.
  14. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017
  15. Letter to the Communities Secretary from the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce members alongside their initial report on 31 October 2017 has been added.
  16. Link to the response from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to the Initial Report by the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce has been added – 6 November 2017.
  17. Added the initial report from the Independent Recovery Taskforce, oral statement to Parliament, and letters to residents, and to the Taskforce from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
  18. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017.
  19. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017.
  20. Guidance on handling relatives' immigration cases added.
  21. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017.
  22. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017
  23. Added the call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.
  24. Added residents letter; safety of large panel system buildings letter; and wind-loading calculation for cladding circular letter.
  25. Added Sajid Javid's statement to the House of Commons 5 September 2017 and update and consolidated advice for building owners following large-scale testing.
  26. Home Office news story 'Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended' (published 31 August 2017) has been added.
  27. Added Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: terms of reference.
  28. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017.
  29. Added Grenfell Tower Inquiry terms of reference published - Sir Martin Moore-Bick's terms of reference for the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, and Prime Minister Theresa May's response.
  30. Added Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017
  31. Added all fire test reports in a new section. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 4, and related press notice.
  32. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017
  33. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 3.
  34. Added 'Advice for building owners on the large-scale wall system test with ACM with a polyethylene filler cladding, with stone wool insulation' and 'Government fire safety testing programme continues' news story.
  35. Information about the Building Safety Programme which includes an option to register for email updates has been added. An explanatory note on large scale cladding systems testing has been added.
  36. Circular letter on recladding of tall buildings has been added.
  37. Added Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases.
  38. Added Secretary of State's update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety.
  39. Added Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister.
  40. Added statement on the government's response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
  41. Added Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate.
  42. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate has been added.
  43. Update from the Charity Commission on charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire added.
  44. First published.