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Buildings managed as high-rise

Buildings are managed as high-rise if they are six or more storeys high.

    • Azile Everitt House 1-74
    • Belson Road 18-41
    • Belson Road 42-64
    • Beryl House 1-43
    • Bingham Point 1-42
    • Bloomfield Road 100 (1-31)
    • Bloomfield Road 98 (1-31)
    • Bostall Lane 140-202
    • Brentwood House 1-43
    • Carew House 1-26
    • Chesterford House 1-43
    • Claymill House 1-91
    • Coldharbour Crest 1-42
    • Crystal House 1-44
    • Darnall House 1-20
    • Denmark House 1-40
    • Eardley Point 1-42
    • Edge Hill 3856
    • Egremont House 1-50
    • Ellison House 1-50
    • Elliston House 1-90
    • Elmley Street 46-224 Evens
    • Elsinore House 1-40
    • Eynsham Drive 184-258 Evens
    • Frances Street 179-285 Odds
    • Frances Street 287-393 Odds
    • Frances Street 395-497 Odds
    • Frances Street 7177 Odds
    • Frederick House 1-40
    • Galena House 1-42
    • Gavestone Road 11-30
    • Gavestone Road 13857
    • Gilbourne Road 8123
    • Gilbourne Road 12567
    • Gildersome Street 12-58 Evens
    • Glyndon Road 177-359 Odds
    • Hastings House 1-89
    • John Wilson Street 59a-73f Odds
    • John Wilson Street 75a-89f Odds
    • Jutland House 1-40
    • Kingsman Street 1-99 Odds
    • Kingsman Street 2-48 Evens
    • Kirkham Street 21-67 Odds
    • Lawson House 1-56 Evens
    • Lolland House 1-40
    • Mabbett House 1-87
    • Mabel Polley House 1-37
    • Maitland Close 19-42
    • Marble House 1-43
    • Maribor 25-54
    • Milne House 1-36
    • Nightingale Heights 286
    • Nightingale Place 13047
    • Nightingale Vale 188-222
    • Nightingale Vale 284-346
    • Ormsby Point 1-42
    • Passfield House 1-30
    • Petrie House 1-51
    • Pippenhall 1-42
    • Pitmaston House 1-48
    • Plantagenet House 1-56
    • Ravine Grove 18-64 Evens
    • Renbold House 1-20
    • Robert Street 1a-21d
    • Robert Street 9076 Evens
    • Ruegg House 1-66
    • Samuel Street 125-237 Odds
    • Sandham Point 1-42
    • Shenfield House 1-43
    • Sovereign House 1-49
    • Sowerby Close 1-36
    • Sowerby Close 37-73
    • Sowerby Close 7510
    • St Domingo House 100
    • Strongbow Crescent 2-72 Evens
    • Strongbow Crescent 7444 Evens
    • Tattersall Close 1-80
    • The Oaks 1-84
    • Thornham Street 1-70
    • Tom Smith Close 1-24
    • Tom Smith Close 25-48
    • Tom Smith Close 49-72
    • Topham House 1-24
    • Valleyside 1-27
    • Viking House 1-40
    • Villas Road 11399 Odds
    • Villas Road 233-319 Odds
    • Walpole Place 1-87
    • Watling House 1-35
    • Warner House 1-48
    • Well Hall Road 381-403d Odds
    • Westcombe Court 1-64
    • Winchester House 1-43
    • Wordsworth House 111
    • Zealand House 1-40

Morris Walk Estate

The seven ten-storey towers at the Morris Walk Estate are of a 'Large Panel System' design. We strengthened all seven towers shortly after the Ronan Point tragedy in 1968, and none of the towers have a gas supply.

The demolition of the Morris Walk Estate is due to start in 2020.

Upgrades to high-rise buildings

We upgraded all our high-rise buildings in recent years, as part of a programme of enhancements put in place by the London Fire Brigade. These included:

  • new front entrance doors to dwellings that close automatically and provide 60 minutes fire and smoke protection
  • new or upgraded fire doors to all common/communal areas and escape routes
  • fire stopping between flats and common areas to limit the spread of smoke and fire
  • the installation of enhanced emergency lighting
  • redecoration of internal common/communal areas with finishes that meet 'Class O' of the building regulations in England and Wales to minimise the spread of fire
  • the installation of Automatic Opening Ventilation to allow smoke to vent from internal communal areas
  • the renewal of fire signage and directional signage
  • the development of an enhanced recording system for the maintenance records for dry risers and Automatic Opening Ventilations.

Not all enhancements are recommended for each high-rise building, and we prioritise and carry out actions as appropriate.

Fire safety

The fire safety rules and building regulations that apply to us also apply to other local authorities in England and Wales. These include the providers of other residential programmes and developers.

There are fire action notices in the common/communal areas of every high-rise building which tell residents what to do in the event of a fire.

We advise residents to familiarise themselves with the emergency evacuation procedures and escape routes that apply to their own building.

The latest advice and guidance from the London Fire Brigade is unchanged and continues to be 'Stay Put' unless they tell you to evacuate.

The 'Stay Put' policy provides protection for all residents including those with disabilities or limited mobility.

Our high-rise buildings are purpose constructed with fire compartmentalisation built in to the structure of the buildings. This controls the spread of fire and smoke, which should ensure that any fire remains in the particular dwelling in which it started.

We are also investigating extra measures to further enhance our fire safety procedures.

Further information

If you have any immediate concerns, call the Central Tenancy team during office hours.

You can also find further fire safety information on the London Fire Brigade's website or by emailing fire-safety@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.