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Tools you can use
Asking your landlord what steps are being taken to deal with unsafe cladding
If you know your block uses unsfae cladding, you can use this letter to ask what is being done about it.
Telling your landlord about structural issues that may indicate a fire risk (cracks in the walls, leaking windows, etc)
If you have spotted signs of breached compartmentation in your flat, like cracks, leaking windows or broken cladding, use this letter to notify your landlord.
Notifying the Fire and Rescue service about breaches in fire safety
If your landlord is breaching fire safety regulations, you can contact your local Fire Service.
Notifying your landlord about breaches in fire safety
A letter which you can use to report a fire risk in your tower block to your landlord.
Asking who the Responsible Person is
Every block requires a Responsible Person to be in charge of fire safety. Ask your landlord who it is for your building.
Asking about fire risk assessments
Ask your landlord when the last Fire Risk Assessment was held and how you can see it for yourself.
What is a Responsible Person?
Have you seen a mention of a 'responsible person'? What does it mean? It's not just a description of a character; it's actually a role defined by fire safety law.
Is the gas safe in my tower block?
Gas safety is important in every home, but in tower blocks there are additional reasons for checking that everything is secure.
I’m worried my block has ACM (aluminium composite material) cladding
Aluminium composite material cladding (ACM) was found to be one of the factors in the Grenfell Tower fire. If you want to check the safety and composition of your own building, here's what to know.
What is a fire risk assessment?
Every tower block should have regular Fire Risk Assessments - they're a legal requirement. But what does it mean for you, the tenant?