Architect joins Grenfell Inquiry as expert witness

Grenfell Tower one week after the fire

John Priestley set to report on architectural design issues at tower’s refurbishment

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry has appointed an architect to its panel of expert witnesses, each tasked with offering top-level professional insight on issues that formed the backdrop to the tragedy.

John Priestley is set to produce a report “considering aspects of the architectural design in relation to the refurbishment” of the tower, which was conducted between 2014 and 2016, and which saw new windows installed and cladding added to the previously un-clad structure.

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