Despite the many post-Grenfell promises we continue to see terrible examples of a failure to engage effectively with residents. This blog explores the difference between consultations, collaboration and co-design and suggests that moving away from tick-box consultations may help restore trust.
Trellick Tower Development, RBKC fail to listen to residents.
Nicky Venables, CEO of New Build Database interviews me about my book, Systemic change and whether we will learn from Grenfell.
On 3 July 2009, 3 week old Michelle Udooka died with her mother, Helen, in the Lakanal House Fire. Lessons were not leaarned and on 14 June 2017, the youngest victim t Grenfell was Logan Isaac Gomes, still-born at seven months.
20 day old Michelle Udoak died in the Lakanal House Fire, 12 years ago. We did not learn from it.
Four years ago, the youngest victim at Grenfell was Logan Isaac Gomez, still-born at seven months.
A conscious unwillingness to learn from Grenfell
Grenfell Tower, Phase 1 Report, Systemic Change, Learning. The one question it must answer.
Transparency and Trust: The failure to respond to concerns about air & soil contamination post-Grenfell
How can authorities respond to concerns around air and soil contamination in a way that builds, rather than erodes, trust?
Dr Stan Schofield offers ways the approach taken with Piper could be applied to Grenfell. Stan spent 16 years in HSE’s Offshore Safety division in the wake of Piper Alpha.
Summary of the expert evidence heard at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in November 2018.
Preventing catastrophic events such as the Grenfell Tower fire will require that we deepen our understanding of the nature of risk.
We cannot allow firefighters to be blamed for actions whilst those with accountability at senior levels in the fire brigade, government and contracting firms ‘seek refuge in a judicial cocoon’.
Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire, Gill Kernick
The first submission I made to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Arguing for including the thinking of Major Accidents in understanding what happened at Grenfell.