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Information note for landlords and building owners of tall residential buildings with ACM cladding

Information to assist building owners with ACM cladding in assessing what measures they should consider taking to make their buildings safe.

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Information note for landlords and building owners of tall residential buildings with ACM cladding

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This note is intended to assist building owners in assessing what measures they should consider taking to make their buildings safe. It contains a flow chart to guide building owners through the process of remediation and further information on the following:

  • identifying and testing aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding systems
  • checking broader fire safety of buildings
  • progressing remedial works and maintenance
  • durability and safety considerations if cladding has been removed
  • professional advisors and where to find them
  • building regulations and planning
  • procurement of building works

Building owners are responsible for determining whether their buildings are acceptably fire safe. They are likely to need to appoint professional advisors to assist them unless they have the relevant competence themselves or access to advice from those that do.

Published 11 December 2017