Construction Enquirer News Lawtech secures job to reclad two 14-storey blocks of flats

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has picked envelope specialist Lawtech to reclad two tower blocks in the West London Borough.

Rochester-based Lawtech has signed a pre-construction deal to design and reclad the 14-storey Adair and Hazelwood Towers, close to Grenfell.

The project is expected to be worth up to £7m and will involve the installation of a new external insulated render system.

Render and wall insulation was removed from the blocks in November 2018 after the expanded polystyrene system was deemed a fire risk by consultant Turner + Townsend following the Grenfell disaster.

The cladding on the blocks, which were built in 1958, was installed in 1992 and 1993.

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