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Flammable cladding

“The basic rule is that the outside of any building over 30 metres – which is as high as any fire-truck ladder can reach – must be made of non-combustible materials because you cannot fight the fire.” – Phil Barry, … Continue reading

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“There were 253,000 applications approved for housing last year. The drop-out rate is between 20 per cent and 60 per cent.” – Dr. Samer Baghaeen, Brighton University Planning School, speaking at a Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce meeting, June … Continue reading

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“Good design resolves problems and makes buildings understandable, durable, energy-efficient and affordable.”    – architect John McLean speaking at a June, 2015 Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce meeting

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One World, each others’ keepers

“Tragedies of this magnitude really underscore that in today’s world, next door is really everywhere.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        … Continue reading

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How to make a quick buck out of the West Pier seafront site

“If Coun Kitcat is looking for an attraction to lure visitors in that direction, I can suggest something:  every weekend, chuck £50,000 up in the air at the West Pier for people to grab – they’d turn up all right.  … Continue reading

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