Fire safety news

Fire Safety Dispensation Hearing

29 June 2020

Residents involved in the First Tier Tribunal with Catalyst can access the following court documents here: 26 June 2020 – Further Directions Statement of Case in Opposition  6 July 2020 – Supplemental Hearing Bundle For further information, please contact Diana Otieno.

Grenfell Tower – three years on

15 June 2020

A message from Ian McDermott, Chief Executive Yesterday marked the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, and the pain and tragedy of that day still feels very fresh in my mind. Catalyst’s long connection with North Kensington has meant that our organisation felt that pain sharply and we will always do what we can  Read more »

Balcony fire safety

28 May 2020

Fire safety rules are in place to keep you safe when at home and using your balcony or communal areas. However, everyone is responsible for making sure that their home and block is as safe as possible. Inside buildings there are walls and doors that can contain a fire, and a limited supply of oxygen  Read more »

Leaving unwanted goods in communal areas is a fire safety risk

23 April 2020

With many of us at home over the coming weeks, it may feel like the perfect time to have a proper spring clean and declutter. However, most of the usual places we take our preloved goods – such as the local recycling centre and charity shops – are currently closed. With many local refuse and  Read more »

Fire safety in your home

5 February 2020

Did you know that you should test your smoke alarms at least once a month? The Home Office’s fire safety campaign Fire Kills returns this month, promoting ways that you can keep safe and reduce the risk of fire in your home. Your local fire and rescue service do free home visits to make sure  Read more »

Grenfell Tower Anniversary

14 June 2019

Today marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, where 72 people lost their lives. Our thoughts and condolences remain with everyone so deeply affected by the tragedy. Catalyst is committed to making sure our homes and communities are safe. We will continue to work hard to do what’s right for all our customers,  Read more »

Grenfell Tower: one year on

13 June 2018

It’s been a year since the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower, which claimed 72 lives. On the first anniversary, we remember those lives lost and our thoughts, love and condolences remain with the people, families and communities affected by this tragic event. The safety of our residents is a priority for us, from the design,  Read more »

Holland Park Fire – Update

8 February 2018

Supporting the residents affected by last night’s fire has been Catalyst’s foremost priority. We would also like to reiterate our condolences and sympathies to the family of our resident that tragically died. A Catalyst customer liaison team has been in close contact with each of the residents, and we are working to make sure that  Read more »