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Freedom of Information Request

Cladding and high-rise residential blocks (over 18 metres)

Received: 13 December 2019

I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information:

1. Please state the total number of high-rise residential blocks (over 18 metres) currently in your council area*.

2. Please state the total number of high-rise residential blocks (over 18 metres) currently in your council area that have any type of exterior cladding.

3. Of those in Q2, please state the total number of blocks that are known to have**:
a) Combustible cladding
b) Aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding
c) High-pressure laminate (HPL) cladding

4. Please state the total number of high-rise residential blocks with any type of exterior cladding (i.e. Q2) that have undergone cladding fire safety tests, since June 2017.

5. Of all those that have been tested, please state the outcome of that test in the following categories:
a) Passed test
b) Failed test and remedial work completed
c) Failed test and remedial work ongoing
d) Failed test and remedial work not yet started

*If you only record this information for social/council housing (and not private and/or housing association housing), please provide the information available and state what is included in your response.
**There will be crossover in these categories - i.e. b) and c) will be subsets of a)

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (not held) - application/pdf - Download

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