Camden Council to remove cladding from tower blocks after Grenfell fire

The London borough of Camden is to take “urgent legal advice” after the cladding used for five of its tower blocks were “not to the standard” it had commissioned. Camden Council has announced it will immediately start preparing to remove the external cladding panels on the Chalcots Estate as it accused a contractor of fitting […]

Three London councils trial solar battery project

A new programme aimed at helping fuel poor households reduce energy bills is being trialled in London. Camden Council, Islington Council and Waltham Forest Council have joined forces for the ‘24/7 Solar’ project, part-funded by National Energy Action. It will test the potential benefits of storing daytime electricity generated by solar panels to supplement the […]