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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
  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

Announcements

  1. Memorial Commission to honour victims of Grenfell Tower fire
  2. Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy: open letter, 19 July 2018
  3. Letter announcing an update to Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy
  4. Grenfell one year on
  5. Fire safety advice unchanged after issue identified with fire door
  6. Update on Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018
  7. Survivors, bereaved families and community will help determine the future of the Grenfell Tower site
  8. Grenfell Tower and building safety
  9. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 5 September 2017
  10. Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended
  11. Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: publication of terms of reference
  12. Government completes large-scale fire safety testing programme
  13. Latest large-scale government fire safety test result published
  14. Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test
  15. Latest government large scale fire safety test results published
  16. Grenfell Tower fire response: what charitable grants are available
  17. Further results published from government’s fire testing programme
  18. Government fire safety testing programme continues
  19. First systems test reaffirms actions for landlords
  20. Independent review of building regulations and fire safety
  21. New taskforce to support recovery from Grenfell fire disaster
  22. Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents
  23. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 20 July 2017
  24. Ensure that recladding work meets building regulations advises expert panel
  25. Civil news: financial eligibility assessments for Grenfell Tower victims
  26. Update on school cladding safety checks
  27. New industry group to ensure construction sector ready to meet building challenges after Grenfell Tower
  28. Expert panel recommends further tests on cladding and insulation
  29. Grenfell rehousing
  30. Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council
  31. Grenfell Tower disaster: David Lidington statement
  32. Update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety
  33. Protection from prosecution for unlawful subletting at Grenfell Tower
  34. Expert panel on safety meets for the first time
  35. Statement from the Independent Expert Advisory Panel: 30 June 2017
  36. Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister
  37. Expert panel appointed to advise on immediate safety action following Grenfell fire
  38. £1 million for local charities responding to Grenfell Tower disaster
  39. Government response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy
  40. PM chairs Grenfell Recovery Taskforce meeting: 26 June 2017
  41. Cladding sample testing update
  42. Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate
  43. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate
  44. Department responds to police identification of Hotpoint fridge freezer involved in Grenfell Tower fire
  45. Product recall
  46. Charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire
  47. Government and utility companies announce package of support for Grenfell victims
  48. PM Commons statement on Grenfell Tower: 22 June 2017
  49. PM chairs fifth meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce
  50. First new homes secured for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster
  51. Public health advice following the Grenfell Tower fire
  52. HCA ready to provide support or advice on testing ACM cladding
  53. Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire
  54. PM chairs third meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce
  55. Details of Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund
  56. Statement from the Prime Minister on Grenfell Tower: 17 June 2017
  57. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire
  58. Statement on charitable giving: Grenfell Tower Fire
  59. Support for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster
  60. Government confirms emergency funding available in response to Grenfell Tower incident
  61. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire
  62. Statement on Grenfell Tower: 14 June 2017

Letters

  1. Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission update letter: 17 September 2018
  2. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 16 July 2018
  3. Letters to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 June 2018
  4. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 May 2018
  5. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 May 2018
  6. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 March 2018
  7. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018
  8. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 27 February 2018
  9. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018
  10. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017
  11. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 6 November 2017
  12. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017
  13. Letter about work to care for survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and the wider Building Safety Programme
  14. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017
  15. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 19 October 2017
  16. Letter about identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding - new burdens assessment update: 18 October 2017
  17. Letter about identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding - legal clarification: 8 October 2017
  18. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017
  19. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017
  20. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 5 September 2017
  21. Letters on the safety of large panel system buildings: 5 September 2017
  22. Wind-loading calculation for cladding
  23. Letter to local authority chief executives identifying all residential tower blocks with ACM cladding: 5 September 2017
  24. Letter to national tenant organisations following the Grenfell Tower fire – 23 August 2017
  25. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017
  26. Letter regarding the safety of large panel system buildings with piped gas: 18 August 2017
  27. Grenfell Tower Inquiry terms of reference published
  28. Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017
  29. Letter from Tamara Finkelstein - 11 August 2017
  30. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017
  31. Letter to providers on the Building Safety Programme following the Grenfell Tower Fire – 27 July 2017
  32. Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 July 2017
  33. Circular letter on recladding of tall buildings
  34. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 11 July 2017
  35. Public sector estate safety checks: letter to permanent secretaries: 28 June 2017
  36. Letter to the Grenfell Community Safety Partnership: 24 June 2017
  37. Update to MPs on the Grenfell Tower disaster: 22 June 2017
  38. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 June 2017
  39. Safety checks on private residential blocks
  40. Letter to providers on health and safety following the Grenfell Tower Fire - 20 June 2017
  41. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: further guidance
  42. Safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire: 18 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
  20. Grenfell Tower fire: support for people affected

Fire test reports

  1. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.7
  2. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.6
  3. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.5
  4. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.4
  5. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.3
  6. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.2
  7. Fire test report: DCLG BS 8414 test no.1
Published 22 June 2017
Last updated 17 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission update letter: 17 September 2018.
  2. New Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy open letter dated 19 July 2018.
  3. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 16 July 2018
  4. Added "letter announcing an update to Grenfell relatives’ immigration policy: 26 June 2018".
  5. Added statement: 'Grenfell one year on'.
  6. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 May 2018'.
  7. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 May 2018'.
  8. 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.
  9. Added press release 'Fire safety advice unchanged after issue identified with fire door' and statement 'Update on Grenfell Tower fire: 15 March 2018'.
  10. Added 'Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 25 January 2018'.
  11. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 21 November 2017
  12. Letter to the Communities Secretary from the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce members alongside their initial report on 31 October 2017 has been added.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 1 November 2017.
  16. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 17 October 2017.
  17. Guidance on handling relatives' immigration cases added.
  18. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 4 October 2017.
  19. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 19 September 2017
  20. Added the call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.
  21. Added residents letter; safety of large panel system buildings letter; and wind-loading calculation for cladding circular letter.
  22. 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.
  23. Home Office news story 'Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended' (published 31 August 2017) has been added.
  24. Added Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: terms of reference.
  25. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 22 August 2017.
  26. 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.
  27. Added Letter to local authority chief executives, following the Grenfell Tower fire: 11 August 2017
  28. Added all fire test reports in a new section. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 4, and related press notice.
  29. Added Letter to residents following the Grenfell Tower fire: 8 August 2017
  30. Added Advice for building owners: large-scale wall system test 3.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. Circular letter on recladding of tall buildings has been added.
  34. Added Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases.
  35. Added Secretary of State's update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety.
  36. Added Grenfell Inquiry Chair: statement by the Prime Minister.
  37. Added statement on the government's response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
  38. Added Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate.
  39. Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate has been added.
  40. Update from the Charity Commission on charitable grants for people directly impacted by the Grenfell Fire added.
  41. First published.