We have had testimony to our resident-led Inquiry from residents and from an expert witness presented to the Barking Reach Residents Association Inquiry into the Samuel Garside House fire.

Resident testimony

Many residents have testified to our resident-led Inquiry about the fire and their wider experiences of living on the Barking Riverside estate. Those from Samuel Garside House are placed first.

There are two pages of interviews – Video and audio. Click on the links to open in a new tab.

Video interviews

Audio interviews

Expert witness testimony

We have expert witness testimony from Dr Jonathan Evans, Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association technical committee chair:-

“Don’t worry it meets the building regulations”: Presentation from Dr Jonathan Evans

Testimony from Suzanne Muna, Unite the Union National Executive Committee member, and Social Housing Action Campaign (SHAC) Communications Officer:-

SHAC Condemns Failure to Safeguard Barking Riverside Residents following Leaked Report – Suzanne Muna