Ongoing work has seen nearly half of buildings identified have ACM system removed or remediated
Work to remove and replace unsafe ACM cladding has restarted at 72% of the projects stalled by coronavirus.
According to the latest data from the housing ministry, 81 sites paused work on remediation during the covid-19 lockdown.
As of 3 July, 72% of those have resumed remediation works, with 56 buildings onsite and two having either subsequently completed remediation or are awaiting building control sign-off.
Work is ongoing at 102 sites total, an increase of 31 re-started sites since the data release last month.
But there are still 23 sites that are paused.
Of those that are currently paused 13 are social sector residential schemes, eight are private sector residential projects and two are hotels.
In terms of the projects that were previously closed and have since reopened 27 are social sector residential schemes, 22 are private sector residential projects and seven are student accommodation schemes.
Overall remediation works to remove and replace ACM cladding systems on high-rise residential and publicly owned buildings in England have been completed on 35% of buildings.
It has been completed at 158 buildings – an increase of three since the end of May.
A further 11%, or 51 buildings, have had their ACM cladding systems removed but are yet to complete remediation.
Overall, 209 buildings have either completed remediation or have had their ACM cladding systems removed, 46% of all identified buildings.