Phase 1 hearings have concluded

The Chairman has set out the next steps of the Inquiry's work. 

Previous sessions are available to watch on the hearings page, where transcripts and evidence can also be viewed.


Phase one schedule

Phase 1 is focussing on the factual narrative of the events of the night of 14 June 2017. This includes:

  • the existing fire safety and prevention measures at Grenfell Tower;
  • where and how the fire started;
  • the development of the fire and smoke;
  • how the fire and smoke spread from its original seat to other parts of the building;
  • the chain of events before the decision was made that there was no further savable life in the building; and
  • the evacuation of residents.

Phase 2 is addressing the remainder of the List of Issues to be investigated.