Residents evacuated from Grenfell Tower are set to move into a £2 billion luxury complex in the heart of Kensington, the Standard can reveal.
Plans are pressing ahead for some of the families made homeless from the devastating fire to be housed in one of London’s most desirable addresses.
The Standard can reveal that new flats in a Kensington High Street development — where penthouses go for up to £13 million — will be used to provide accommodation for families following the huge blaze that destroyed the tower block last week.
Sixty-eight flats in the Kensington Row scheme have been acquired to permanently house families from Grenfell Tower, which is just a couple of miles away.
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said: “Our priority is to get everyone who has lost their home permanently rehoused locally as soon as possible, so that they can begin to rebuild their lives.”
The new housing move comes after Labour …
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