Gov moves to scrap EWS1 forms for buildings below 18m

July 22, 2021
EWS1 forms will no longer be needed for residential buildings below 18 metres, housing secretary Robert Jenrick announced yesterday (July 21) during the second reading of the Building Safety Bill. A report from an independent fire safety expert group, commissioned by the government earlier this year, concluded that there was no “systemic risk” of fire in medium and lower rise ...

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