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Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire

Starting in the early hours of 14 June 2017 a devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, London caused a significant number of fatalities.

The RIBA has called for the immediate commencement of the delayed formal review of Building Regulations Approved Document B; a review recommended by the Coroner after the inquest into the deaths resulting from the 2009 fire at Lakanal House.

The RIBA is actively monitoring the issues raised by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, and will update members on any important developments.

The DCLG has issued guidance notes to building owners in relation to buildings over 18m in height. You can read these guidance notes on

Share your views on Approved Document B

Give your views on Building Regulations Approved Document B to DCLG by participating in the survey from the Fire Sector Federation and NBS Research.

It is open until the end of August and should take around 10 minutes to complete

All updates

A comprehensive list of all content relating to the Grenfell Tower fire, published by the RIBA 

Contact us

RIBA members with information or concerns should contact our members' information line on +44(0)20 7307 3600 or their RIBA regional team

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