Building safety: the story so far

Changes to building safety aren’t just about cladding. They’re about creating a thread of responsibility for safety throughout a building’s life. However, the anticipated scale of building safety reform has widened over the last few years. Initial focus was on residential buildings 18m+, but the spotlight has widened to shorter buildings. And media coverage of Grenfell and its Inquiry has increased public awareness and scrutiny of building safety and social responsibility in construction.

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