Published on 17 Jun 2017

Fears of resident in tower block refurbished by Grenfell cladding contractor

Science Editor

Theresa May acknowledged today that people living in high rise blocks like Grenfell Tower ARE worried about safety. In particular there has been mounting concern about whether flammable plastics have been used in buildings wrapped in similar facades.

We’ve spoken to one resident, whose block was refurbished in 2015 by the same contractors as Grenfell Tower. He described his flat as a death-trap.