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Councils Find Tens Of Thousands Of Faulty Fire Doors As Grenfell Exposes 'Decades Of Neglect'

The Grenfell fire has exposed “decades of neglect” in public housing as councils scramble to replace tens of thousands of faulty fire doors, HuffPost UK can reveal.Local authorities face huge bills to upgrade inadequate and badly-fitted doors, with one fire safety expert saying at least 1 million need replacing in the long-term.Another said 70% of the doors inspected are not fit for purpose, and accused authorities of only seriously acting on the issue in the wake of the west London disaster.While much of the focus since the blaze has been...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 13 June