Updated interim safety advice for building owners

Interim mitigation measures required pending remediation of cladding.


Updated interim safety advice for building owners

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This advice relates to circumstances in which it has been confirmed that the core (“filler”) within Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) in conjunction with other elements of the cladding system on a building, does not meet relevant requirements of the Building Regulations guidance. It sets out mitigating safety measures which owners of such buildings should implement in liaison with the fire and rescue service to ensure the safety of residents until remedial works are completed. All buildings identified to date have been visited and assessed by fire and rescue services.

This advice supersedes Annex A to Melanie Dawes’ letter of 22 June on Safety Checks following the Grenfell Tower fire. This advice has been endorsed by the National Fire Chiefs Council.

Published 29 September 2017