Cheap cladding fuelled Grenfell Tower inferno — Expect building code reviews — Warnings at Grenfell Tower ignored for at least 18 years

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Urban Search and Rescue officers from London Fire Brigade inside the Grenfell Tower in west London

The New South Wales Government is considering tougher regulations on the use of combustible cladding in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the state’s building safety measures were being reconsidered “with a sense of urgency” after reports cheap cladding used on the outside of the London tower block fuelled the inferno now believed to have killed nearly 60 people.

State Government documents have warned up to 2,500 buildings in NSW could be fitted with flammable cladding.

“We have been working very hard behind the scenes since the tragedy in London,” Ms Berejiklian said.

“We are making sure there is no stone…

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