Insurers are considering raising premiums for tall buildings in Britain with flammable cladding panels and no sprinklers or even excluding related risks following the Grenfell fire in London earlier this year. Inquiries into the tragedy, which killed up to 80 people in the 24-storey social housing block in June, are expected to take several years, but property insurers are not waiting for that, or for subsequent changes to the law. The Grenfell tower was coated with combustible panels and had no sprinklers, two factors which experts have said helped the fire to spread. The ...
Weak fire safety may lead to higher premiums: UK insurers after Grenfell
The Grenfell tower was coated with combustible panels and had no sprinklers