Cladding Safety Scheme

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered at on 3 May 2024.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Shadow Minister (Investment and Small Business)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the whole of a building that is partially higher than 11 metres and partially lower than this threshold will be eligible for funding from the Cladding Safety Scheme.

Photo of Lee Rowley Lee Rowley Minister of State (Minister for Housing)

The Cladding Safety Scheme is open to buildings over 11 metres (and up to 18 metres in London) when measured in accordance with the guidance set out on scheme eligibility on The height measurement should be taken from the lowest external ground level to the finished floor level of the top occupied storey. If a building is of varying height, it is the height of the highest residential floor which is relevant when measured in accordance with the instructions provided.

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