Section: Grenfell Tower

Evidence submitted during September at the Second Phase of the Inquiry

The second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry reconvened on Monday 7th September. Full transcripts of all evidence submitted can be found on the Inquiry's website via this link.

The links links below are to articles that have appeared elsewhere, which summarise key evidence (and related issues) submitted to the inquiry this month.

The company which installed cladding blamed for fuelling the Grenfell Tower fire has told an inquiry into the blaze that it did not check the design met fire safety requirements.
- BBC News: 08.09.20: Article link


Grenfell insulation was sold at almost 50% discount. Inexperienced project manager says he did not check it complied with fire safety regulations.
- The Guardian: 21.09.20: Article link


Cladding specialist Harley Facades did not inspect the installation of insulation, windows and cavity barriers on the south face of the Grenfell Tower before cladding was fitted.
- CN Construction News: 22.09.20: Article link


One of the subcontractors responsible for fitting the external cladding system to Grenfell Tower has agreed that some of the fire protection measures that formed part of the package were fitted in a way that was "shocking" and "unacceptable".
- Housing Today: 29.09.20: Article link


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