Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Developer removed stairwell from office-to-flats conversion

A property speculator has removed the staircase from a residential block as part of its conversion from offices to flats, halving the available fire escapes in the building for the residents of its 119 homes. The 1960s office block Green … Continue reading

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None of Croydon’s new school buildings have sprinklers fitted

Not a single school building constructed or planned in Croydon over the past five years has been fitted with a sprinkler system, despite building regulations going back for a decade having an “expectation” that sprinklers should be included in all … Continue reading

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