Cladding

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Lisa Mannion, an associate in the Residential Property division of Thorntons, outlines Scotland's new cladding regulations. New legislation to help tackle unsafe property cladding has been introduced by the Scottish Parliament and is expected to become law within the next few months.

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Edinburgh residents are being urged to have their say on legislation addressing unsafe cladding in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The call to action comes after a Holyrood committee visited a building with potentially dangerous cladding in the Leith area of the capital last week to meet with resi

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A Holyrood Committee has launched a new call for views on legislation which would give Scottish ministers new powers to assess and remediate buildings in Scotland with unsafe cladding, following the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire.

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Legislation giving Scottish Ministers powers to assess and remediate buildings within scope with unsafe cladding, where consent of the owners cannot be provided, has been published.

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Caroline Maciver and Lynda Ross from Burness Paull round up the developers that have signed up for the Scottish Safer Buildings Accord and what the commitments entail. Eight large developers have signed letters to Scottish Ministers expressing their support for the Scottish Gover

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Developers who fail to remediate high-rise residential properties with dangerous cladding at their own behest will face legal action, including new legislation, to force them to do so, the First Minister has said.

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Housing association Hyde Group has won £10.8 million in damages and costs from a contractor after a dispute over defective cladding. Construction firm Mulalley was ordered to pay damages and costs to group subsidiary Martlet Homes in a case relating to tower blocks in Gosport, Hampsh

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Pinsent Masons partner Katherine Metcalfe discusses the expansion of the Single Building Assessment programme. The Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme continues to generate law reform with the announcement yesterday that the Single Building Assessment (SBS) programme

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