BBC Radio Podcasts - The Grenfell Tower Inquiry


(Greg North) #1

In case you’d like a quick update on this UK Inquiry, there’s currently 48 podcasts online … a few of these are noted below.

The inquiry is on a short break but will restart in early September.

The story so far

  • If you’ve just started listening to the podcast this is a good place to start.
  • We’ve pieced together what we’ve learnt as a result of evidence from expert witnesses and firefighters over the past nineweeks. …
  • Release date:
  • 3 August 2018
  • 13 minutes

Expert witnesses: Niamh Nic Daeid

  • The inquiry sees footage of the moment when firefighters entered flat 16 on the fourth floor where the fire started. Professor Niamh Nic Daeid of Dundee University presents her report into how and where the fire started
  • Release date:
  • 19 June 2018
  • 21 minutes

Expert witnesses: Barbara Lane

  • The failure of fire safety measures at Grenfell Tower. The inquiry hears from fire safety engineer, Barbara Lane. She sets out how said the building’s fire lift and doors did not comply with building regulations and details the combustible materials used around the refurbished window fittings and external cladding which allowed the fire to spread.…
  • Release date:
  • 18 June 2018
  • 18 minutes

Expert witnesses: Luke Bisby

  • The inquiry hears evidence about how the fire spread from where it started in flat 16. Expert witness, Professor Luke Bisby of Edinburgh University, said the fire was unlike any other which has happened abroad because it spread in all directions.
  • Release date:
  • 20 June 2018
  • 15 minutes

Best regards

Greg North