Research Timeline :
  • Survey launch date : 26/06/20
  • Survey close : 04/09/20
  • Interim report of findings : 26/10/20
  • Final report and launch event : 12/20
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A lack of complete, accurate and up to date building information was one of the issues identified by the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire. The review highlighted the need for robust record keeping, with a digital ‘golden thread’ of key building information running through all phases of design, construction and occupation..

The final report issued as a part of this review was the Building a Safer Future Report (also referred to as the Hackitt Report), which sets out a new regulatory framework and provides recommendations on how a digital Golden Thread of information might be implemented for high rise residential buildings.

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