DEMAND… sprinklers to be fitted retrospectively
PROTEST all welcome to come along on 10 July at 5:30pm at the Guildhall retrofit sprinklers
Join the protest on 10 July at 5:30pm before the council meeting at the Guildhall
Protest has been called by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) and Defend Council Housing (DCH) in their demand for sprinklers to be fitted retrospectively
The Liberal Democrats have confirmed they are submitting a motion in the next council meeting calling for the sprinklers to be fitted retrospectively.
The Labour Party is also considering putting in a motion
Northampton Partnership Homes seems to be RISKING its reputation and the safety of its tenants for between £60,000-£100,000
In the stock it manages for Northampton Borough Council only one block (St Katherines Court) would be categorised as high-rise.
Sprinkler retrofit costs…
An analysis of retrofitting work in high rise tower blocks completed in the past 5 years confirms that costs per flat average out between £1,500 and £2,500 per flat.
Katherines Court has 40 flats the cost would be between £60,000-£100,000 to retrofit sprinklers