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    The gateways to building safety

    A new ‘gateway’ approval process aims to ensure the safety of certain high-rise residential buildings in Britain.

    By Colin Blatchford-Brown, HSE on 01 February 2023

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    England still lagging behind on fire safety in residential blocks

    June 28th was anxiously awaited by millions of leaseholders across the country. It marked the date at which the protections in the Building Safety Act came into force, past which no leaseholder (in a building above 11 metres) could be given a bill to replace the flammable cladding on their building.

    By Lucy Brown, UK Cladding Action Group on 13 July 2022