FOI Request Tower Blocks and Cladding

Request 101001546174

1) How many residential tower blocks are there in your council area? How many people live in these tower blocks?

2) How many of those residential tower blocks do not contain sprinkler systems? How many people live in tower blocks without sprinkler systems?

3) How many residential tower blocks do not have a central fire alarm system? How many people live tower blocks that do not have a central fire alarm system?

4) How many residential tower blocks are cladded? How many people live in cladded residential tower blocks?

5) How many residential tower blocks are cladded with Aluminium Composite Material (also known as Aluminium Composit Panels)? How many people live in tower blocks cladded with ACM/ACP?

6) Please state, for each building cladded with ACM/ACP, the type of insulation and core used with the panels, for example polyethylene (PE), polyurethane (PUR), profiled metal or a mineral core. How many residential tower blocks are cladded with each core? How many people live in each building cladded with each core?

7) How many residential tower blocks are cladded with Reynobond PE cladding? How many people live in tower blocks cladded with Reynobond PE cladding?

8) How many residential tower blocks are cladded with Reynobond FR cladding? How many people live in tower blocks cladded with Reynobond FR cladding?

9) Where another type of cladding was used on a residential tower block, please state the type of cladding used. How many buildings are covered with each other type of cladding and how many people live in them?

10) Where cladding has been installed on a residential tower block, please state the name of the company that carried out the installation (where this is known).

11) Where fire tests have been carried out since the Grenfell Tower fire, please state how many residential tower blocks have been found to be cladded with materials found to be combustible? Please state how many people live in these tower blocks and the type of material that was found to be combustible.

12) Please provide a copy of any fire test reports on cladding that have been produced since the Grenfell Tower fire and the results of these tests.

13) Please provide a list of all buildings in your area (residential and non-residential, where council managed or not) with ACM cladding and buildings more than 18m high. Please provide a copy of fire rest reports and results on these buildings (see 11)

14) How many of these buildings are used to house asylum seekers? How many asylum-seekers live in these buildings?

15) Please provide a copy of any correspondence with the Government about tower block cladding sent or received since 13 June, 2017.

16) Please provide a copy of any correspondence sent or received in the last seven years between the council and your local fire brigade and you local coroner about cladding on any buildings in your area.

17) Please provide a link to any planning applications involving cladding in the last seven years and a copy of any fire safety advice about cladding.

Response 11-07-2017

1-14. The Response is Nil as we have no tower blocks in Moray

15. None as we have no Tower Blocks

16. Nil

17. Planning applications are not required, just building warrants when we have applied External Wall Insulation to our houses.

Online Services

A-Z of Online Forms |

Rate this Page