Council given continued reassurance on housing safety

Published Friday, 4 August 2017

Senior councillors and officers at Bromley Council have continued to talk to local housing associations over the past month to build on earlier reassurances they gave about the safety of residents.

Numerous discussions and meetings have followed the work conducted by the council immediately following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower to seek reassurance that everything possible is being done to ensure people are safe in their homes. Councillor Stephen Carr, Leader of the Council, gave a statement at Full Council explaining what actions had been taken to reassure residents, listing some of the detailed responses provided by the housing associations. The recently published Full Council minutes 26 June on the council’s website, give more details. At the time of the statement, the largest provider, Clarion, had already commissioned a detailed review of all its properties over six storeys and has subsequently moved on to review lower rise properties. Read more...