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Grenfell Tower

Information relating to the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce

  1. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 March 2018

    • Correspondence
  2. Letter to the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 19 March 2018

    • Correspondence
  3. The second Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce report

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  4. Second report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 16 March 2018

    • Independent report
  5. Statement on the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce Report

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  6. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 November 2017

    • Correspondence
  7. Letter to members of the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 6 November 2017

    • Correspondence
  8. Initial report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: 31 October 2017

    • Independent report
  9. Letter to the Communities Secretary from the taskforce members: 31 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  10. New taskforce to support recovery from Grenfell fire disaster

    • Press release
  11. Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council

    • Press release

Announcements

  1. Fire safety advice unchanged after issue identified with fire door

    • Press release
  2. Update on Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  3. Survivors, bereaved families and community will help determine the future of the Grenfell Tower site

    • Press release
  4. Grenfell Tower and building safety

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  5. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 5 September 2017

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  6. Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended

    • News story
  7. Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: publication of terms of reference

    • Press release
  8. Government completes large-scale fire safety testing programme

    • Press release
  9. Latest large-scale government fire safety test result published

    • Press release
  10. Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test

    • Press release
  11. Latest government large scale fire safety test results published

    • Press release
  12. Grenfell Tower fire response: what charitable grants are available

    • News story
  13. Further results published from government’s fire testing programme

    • Press release
  14. Government fire safety testing programme continues

    • News story
  15. First systems test reaffirms actions for landlords

    • News story
  16. Independent review of building regulations and fire safety

    • Press release
  17. New taskforce to support recovery from Grenfell fire disaster

    • Press release
  18. Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents

    • News story
  19. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 20 July 2017

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  20. Ensure that recladding work meets building regulations advises expert panel

    • News story
  21. Civil news: financial eligibility assessments for Grenfell Tower victims

    • News story
  22. Update on school cladding safety checks

    • News story
  23. New industry group to ensure construction sector ready to meet building challenges after Grenfell Tower

    • News story
  24. Expert panel recommends further tests on cladding and insulation

    • Press release
  25. Grenfell rehousing

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  26. Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council

    • Press release
  27. Grenfell Tower disaster: David Lidington statement

    • Authored article
  28. Update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  29. Protection from prosecution for unlawful subletting at Grenfell Tower

    • Press release
  30. Expert panel on safety meets for the first time

    • Press release
  31. Statement from the Independent Expert Advisory Panel: 30 June 2017

    • Press release
  32. Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister

    • Written statement to Parliament
  33. Expert panel appointed to advise on immediate safety action following Grenfell fire

    • Press release
  34. £1 million for local charities responding to Grenfell Tower disaster

    • Press release
  35. Government response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  36. PM chairs Grenfell Recovery Taskforce meeting: 26 June 2017

    • Press release
  37. Cladding sample testing update

    • News story
  38. Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate

    • Press release
  39. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate

    • Government response
  40. Department responds to police identification of Hotpoint fridge freezer involved in Grenfell Tower fire

    • Press release
  41. Product recall

    • News story
  42. Charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire

    • Press release
  43. Government and utility companies announce package of support for Grenfell victims

    • Press release
  44. PM Commons statement on Grenfell Tower: 22 June 2017

    • Oral statement to Parliament
  45. PM chairs fifth meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce

    • Press release
  46. First new homes secured for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

    • Press release
  47. Public health advice following the Grenfell Tower fire

    • News story
  48. HCA ready to provide support or advice on testing ACM cladding

    • News story
  49. Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire

    • News story
  50. PM chairs third meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce

    • Press release
  51. Details of Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund

    • Press release
  52. Statement from the Prime Minister on Grenfell Tower: 17 June 2017

    • Press release
  53. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

    • Press release
  54. Statement on charitable giving: Grenfell Tower Fire

    • Government response
  55. Support for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

    • News story
  56. Government confirms emergency funding available in response to Grenfell Tower incident

    • Press release
  57. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire

    • Government response
  58. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 14 June 2017

    • News story

Letters

  1. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 March 2018

    • Correspondence
  2. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018

    • Correspondence
  3. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 27 February 2018

    • Correspondence
  4. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018

    • Correspondence
  5. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017

    • Correspondence
  6. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 November 2017

    • Correspondence
  7. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017

    • Correspondence
  8. Letter about work to care for survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and the wider Building Safety Programme

    • Correspondence
  9. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  10. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 19 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  11. Letter about identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding - new burdens assessment update: 18 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  12. Letter about identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding - legal clarification: 8 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  13. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017

    • Correspondence
  14. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017

    • Correspondence
  15. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 5 September 2017

    • Correspondence
  16. Letters on the safety of large panel system buildings: 5 September 2017

    • Correspondence
  17. Wind-loading calculation for cladding

    • Correspondence
  18. Letter to local authority chief executives identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding: 5 September 2017

    • Correspondence
  19. Letter to national tenant organisations following the Grenfell Tower fire – 23 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  20. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  21. Letter regarding the safety of large panel system buildings with piped gas: 18 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  22. Grenfell Tower Inquiry terms of reference published

    • Correspondence
  23. Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  24. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 11 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  25. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017

    • Correspondence
  26. Letter to providers on the Building Safety Programme following the Grenfell Tower Fire – 27 July 2017

    • Correspondence
  27. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 July 2017

    • Correspondence
  28. Circular letter on recladding of tall buildings

    • Correspondence
  29. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 11 July 2017

    • Correspondence
  30. Public sector estate safety checks: letter to permanent secretaries: 28 June 2017

    • Correspondence
  31. Letter to the Grenfell Community Safety Partnership: 24 June 2017

    • Correspondence
  32. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 22 June 2017

    • Correspondence
  33. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 June 2017

    • Correspondence
  34. Safety checks on private residential blocks

    • Correspondence
  35. Letter to providers on health and safety following the Grenfell Tower Fire - 20 June 2017

    • Correspondence
  36. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: further guidance

    • Correspondence
  37. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: 18 June 2017

    • Correspondence

Guidance

  1. Updated interim safety advice for building owners

    • Guidance
  2. The call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

    • Independent report
  3. Building Safety Programme: update and consolidated advice for building owners following large-scale testing

    • Guidance
  4. Fire safety of your building: advice for tenants and residents

    • Guidance
  5. Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: terms of reference

    • Guidance
  6. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 6

    • Guidance
  7. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 7

    • Guidance
  8. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 5

    • Guidance
  9. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 4

    • Guidance
  10. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 3

    • Guidance
  11. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 2

    • Guidance
  12. Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 1

    • Guidance
  13. Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: terms of reference

    • Guidance
  14. Building safety programme: explanatory note on large scale cladding systems testing

    • Guidance
  15. Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases

    • Guidance
  16. Grenfell Tower: handling relatives' immigration cases

    • Guidance
  17. Environmental monitoring following the Grenfell Tower fire

    • Research and analysis
  18. Grenfell Tower fire: charitable funds raised and distributed

    • Transparency data
  19. Building safety programme: explanatory note on safety checks and testing

    • Guidance
  20. Grenfell Tower fire: support for people affected

    • Guidance

Fire test reports

  1. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.7

    • Independent report
  2. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.6

    • Independent report
  3. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.5

    • Independent report
  4. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.4

    • Independent report
  5. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.3

    • Independent report
  6. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.2

    • Independent report
  7. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.1

    • Independent report
Published 22 June 2017
Last updated 22 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. 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.
  2. Added press release 'Fire safety advice unchanged after issue identified with fire door' and statement 'Update on Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018'.
  3. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018'.
  4. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017
  5. Letter to the Communities Secretary from the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce members alongside their initial report on 31 October 2017 has been added.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017.
  9. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017.
  10. Guidance on handling relatives' immigration cases added.
  11. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017.
  12. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017
  13. Added the call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.
  14. Added residents letter; safety of large panel system buildings letter; and wind-loading calculation for cladding circular letter.
  15. 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.
  16. Home Office news story 'Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended' (published 31 August 2017) has been added.
  17. Added Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: terms of reference.
  18. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017.
  19. 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.
  20. Added Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017
  21. Added all fire test reports in a new section. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 4, and related press notice.
  22. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017
  23. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 3.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Circular letter on recladding of tall buildings has been added.
  27. Added Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases.
  28. Added Secretary of State's update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety.
  29. Added Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister.
  30. Added statement on the government's response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
  31. Added Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate.
  32. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate has been added.
  33. Update from the Charity Commission on charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire added.
  34. First published.