Residents of Grenfellstyle cladding tower block threatened by developer to drop legal

Shortly after the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, in which 72 people died, residents at New Capital Quay discovered their tower blocks were… Residents who are stuck in tower blocks with Grenfell-style cladding have been threatened by the developer to drop their legal action or be forced to pay for fire wardens, as homeowners criticised their local MP for failing to push back against the major housebuilder. Leaseholders of flats in the 11-block New Capital Quay development in London, thought to be the largest site in the UK with Grenfell-style cladding, launched a group legal claim earlier this year against Galliard Homes and the freeholder Roamquest over the fire safety defects in their homes.