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Grenfell Fire


Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell The mood was sombre in North Kensington on Thursday as people remembered those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

How can we get justice for Grenfell victims?

How can we get justice for Grenfell victims? Thursday 14 June marks one year since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people.

Grenfell survivor speaks out - ‘Some of us tried to raise the alarm before the fire’

Grenfell survivor speaks out - ‘Some of us tried to raise the alarm before the fire’ Antonio Roncalato escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June last year. He spoke to Socialist Worker about how survivors have been failed in the aftermath of the fire

Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster

Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster The Grenfell Tower fire was a crime against the working class made possible by a system that puts profit before ordinary people’s lives.

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters A fire safety professional spoke to Socialist Worker about how the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower put people at risk—and the experiences of firefighters who fought the blaze

Grenfell campaigner - ‘We have to fight to get justice in the here and now’

12 June 2018
Justice4Grenfell was set up in the days following the fire in the absence of a response from the authorities.

One year on - the Grenfell Tower fire is a symbol of a world built for the rich

12 June 2018
The fire at Grenfell Tower is a symbol of decades of attacks on working class people.

Damning revelations in Grenfell inquiry as officials try to pass the buck

06 June 2018
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire has heard how a smoke ventilation system failed eight days before the fire. It would have cost £1,800 to fix. It wasn’t fixed. It's one of the scores of examples of the contempt for ordinary people that led to the tragedy.

Blame Tories’ system not firefighters for Grenfell

05 June 2018
It is almost impossible for anyone to deny the failures that led to the Grenfell Tower fire and at least 71 deaths. But there is now a battle over who is responsible.

The Troublemaker - Emotional testimony from survivors of the Grenfell fire

29 May 2018
Survivors and the friends and families of people who died in the Grenfell fire gave a harrowing warning last week.

Grenfell campaigners say they’ll keep up the fight for justice as inquiry opens

20 May 2018
Survivors, bereaved relatives and justice campaigners vowed to keep up the fight as the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire opened on Monday.

Anger after Grenfell fire review fails to recommend ban on flammable cladding

17 May 2018
The Hackitt review into building regulations and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire has been met by outrage.

Fifty years after Ronan Point tower block disaster dangerously little has changed

15 May 2018
Four people died and 17 were injured in the Ronan Point Tower Block disaster 50 years ago this Wednesday.

Grenfell survivors and relatives say Tory moves over public inquiry are not enough

15 May 2018
Grenfell Tower survivors and relatives of those who died slammed Theresa May and the Tories’ response to the tower block fire on Monday. 

Protests planned for key Grenfell dates

08 May 2018
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.

Homes could be at risk after Grenfell report says safety tests are ‘inadequate’

01 May 2018
A new study has exposed part of the decades of deregulation that allowed the Grenfell Tower fire to happen.

Leaked report shows how council ‘savings’ led to Grenfell Tower fire disaster

17 April 2018
A shocking report into the immediate causes of the Grenfell Tower fire was leaked on Monday.

Grenfell protesters prepare to take message to parliament

15 April 2018
Over 1,000 joined the Silent Walk ten months after the fire. And the next one will coincide with a House of Commons debate

Cladding firm linked to Grenfell Tower fire showed contempt for safety

10 April 2018
A firm linked to the flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower told its clients in 2015 that its Reynobond PE product achieved only a Euroclass E fire safety rating.

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