Phase two is underway

The Chairman set out the next steps of the Inquiry's work at the conclusion of Phase 1 hearings, on 12 December 2018.


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.