Grenfell two years on: what really has changed?


As the consultation on how to implement the Hackitt review’s reforms is launched, Joey Gardiner looks at the response to Grenfell so far

It is two years since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower on the night of June 14, 2017. The conclusions of Dame Judith Hackitt’s subsequent review of fire safety regulations could not have been clearer: the regulatory regime that approved the 2016 refurbishment and recladding of the tower was not fit for purpose, and the industry itself needed a radical culture change. 

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