Brighton and Hove Albion Fear Grenfell Tower Cladding Was Used During Construction of Their Stadium
Brighton and Hove Albion FC are checking the cladding on their stadium after it was revealed that it was made by the same company who produced materials on the Grenfell Tower.
Brighton are keen to re-test their cladding after fears of smoke bombs was one that they were unsure they would be able to control.
The Brighton director Martin Perry was keen to speak about ensuring the safety of all fans and players.
Director Mr Perry told the
"Both signed it off as being installed entirely correctly and conforming fully to fire safety regulations."
He added: "However, following the terrible events at Grenfell Tower, we are now taking the added precaution of working with our contractor and suppliers to re-check all of the materials used during construction, both at the Amex and at our training ground"
"This work involves checking paperwork dating back eight years in the case of the stadium, and four years for the training ground, and will be completed as quickly as possible."