Flat owners to pay £3m for re-cladding blocks

A tribunal ruling has left flat owners with the cost of making the apartment blocks they live in fire-safe. The two blocks in Manchester, have a similar cladding to that used on Grenfell Tower and it will cost approximately £3 million to make safe. Each leaseholder will need to pay £10,000, along with legal fees, which will be incorporated into their service charge. To read more, click here.

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