London Tory council to charge tower block residents £4,000 to fit sprinklers

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Leaseholders hit out at Wandsworth bills for post-Grenfell fire safety measures

A Tory-run council plans to charge tower block residents up to £4,000 to fit sprinklers aimed at preventing a repeat of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

The move has provoked anger among residents in Wandsworth, south London. Non-payment and legal action are among the options being considered by some of the more than 1,000 leaseholders, who met last week to form a groupto oppose the plans.

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