The 21st July 2022 was the final day of evidentiary hearings at the Grenfell Inquiry. Attending that hearing changed me. I’ve struggled over the last months to articulate this and am only beginning to understand and confront the implications of what I heard.
Someone I spoke with today spent nearly 5 years in a Fire Service but took 15 years to get over it. She told me that the actions of her colleagues… Read more The LFB Review of Culture: A quick blog… →
An Analysis of the Design, Installation & Materials of the Rainscreen Cladding System at Grenfell Tower:
A technical analysis of what happened at the Grenfell Tower Fire.
This report looks objectively at the design of the cladding system and the way in which it was installed, whilst explaining some of the evidence heard at the Inquiry.
Grenfell Tower Fire: Questions and Answers.
Chartered Architectural Technologist and Fire Engineer shares what happened.
Lessons from the Great Fire of London. What are the similarities to Grenfell.
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A timeline of the first 35 minutes of the Grenfell Tower Fire.
Recent decisions about Benita Mehra, Gavin Barwell and Robert Jenrick are perplexing in the symbolic dissonance with the intent for learning and change.
This blog looks at the failures of the LFB in preparing for Grenfell and explores the narratives displacing our ability to learn from Grenfell.
Key facts surrounding the departure of the LFB Commissioner.
A conscious unwillingness to learn from Grenfell
Grenfell Tower, Phase 1 Report, Systemic Change, Learning. The one question it must answer.
Grenfell; Space Ships and the Shard – the problem with the London Fire Brigade Commissioner’s statement.
LFB Commissioner Dany Cotton said that preparing for Grenfell would be like a space shuttle landing on the shard. This article explores why this statement is problematic.
It looks at the failures of the LFB to understand and mitigate catastrophic risk and to create a learning culture.
Grenfell Never Again. Transcript of speech given at Fire Brigade Union event at the Labour Party Conference.