Cladding scandal corporation gets Manchester, England contract

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Manchester, England town hallBy Phil Miller in Britain:

Monday, January 7, 2019

Cladding-row firm wins Manchester town hall contract worth millions

LENDLEASE won a multimillion-pound contract today to renovate Manchester Town Hall, despite being mired in a row over dangerous cladding.

Residents at two unsafe apartment blocks built by the Australian construction giant in the city are furious that the company has won more work from the authorities.

Lendlease is refusing to pay for emergency repairs to Vallea Court and Cypress Place after inspectors had found Grenfell-type flammable cladding.

Residents who bought the apartments as leaseholders now face bills of £10,000 to replace the cladding.

The row is set to deepen after Manchester City Council awarded Lendlease a £190 million contract to refurbish the iconic town hall, a Grade I listed building.

Angry residents at the apartment blocks tweeted: “We are facing financial ruin, live in a…

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1 Response to Cladding scandal corporation gets Manchester, England contract

  1. That’s a shame. They should not even have been allowed to participate in the tender.

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