Developer owned by Top Oxford donor billed residents thousands to fix unsafe Grenfell-style cladding

Residents at a building development in Paddington Walk have been left with huge costs and mental stress after they were billed at least £40,000 each to cover the costs of fire safety provisions and the replacement of unsafe, Grenfell-style ACM cladding. The building developer and freeholder of the site, European Land & Property Limited (ELPL), […]

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Cladding fears close Oxford hospital unit

Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital is closing its trauma unit after assessment of its fire safety found the building had “serious and embedded fire safety issues”, according to a report by fire safety consultancy Trenton Fire. The Oxford University Hospitals NHS foundation trust (OUH) had commissioned the report in the wake of the fire which destroyed […]

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