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Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market
Residential
Wednesday August 23 2017

Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market

Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channelled through Hong Kong...

Grenfell Insulation Was Acceptable Only with Non-Combustible Cladding
Residential
Tuesday July 18 2017

Grenfell Insulation Was Acceptable Only with Non-Combustible Cladding

Warnings that insulation used on the Grenfell Tower should only be used with non-combustible cladding were in place from as far back as 2014, the latest...

Clear and Present Danger
Buildings
Wednesday July 12 2017

Clear and Present Danger

In the wake of London apartment building fire, many questions are being asked about building control.

Cladding Maker in London Tower Blaze Gave Caveat
Buildings
Tuesday June 20 2017

Cladding Maker in London Tower Blaze Gave Caveat

The maker of the panels used to clad the London tower block where at least 30 people died in a fire this week advised customers against...

2500 NSW Buildings at Risk of London-style Fire
Buildings
Friday June 16 2017

2500 NSW Buildings at Risk of London-style Fire

It's feared up to 2500 buildings in NSW have highly flammable cladding installed similar to that being blamed for London's devastating tower block fire.

London Block Warnings Ignored
Buildings
Thursday June 15 2017

London Block Warnings Ignored

An action group at a west London tower block ravaged by fire have said their warnings fell on "deaf ears" after highlighting safety concerns about the...

UK London House Prices Accelerate
Residential
Thursday June 15 2017

UK London House Prices Accelerate

House price growth in London has accelerated for the first time in nearly a year, according to an official index.

Properties Could be Seized in UK Corruption Crackdown
Business
Tuesday October 18 2016

Properties Could be Seized in UK Corruption Crackdown

Hundreds of British properties suspected of belonging to corrupt politicians, tax evaders and criminals could be seized by enforcement agencies under tough new laws designed to...