Westlegate Tower in Norwich owners reassure public over routine repairs
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The owners of Westlegate Tower in Norwich have reassured the public that work taking place on Sunday, July 16, is routine.
The city's tallest tower block suffered damage when Storm Doris hit the city earlier this year, and is being repaired.
A panel of cladding became detached from the building on February 23. It was removed by an abseil team in the days after the storm, and will be replaced this weekend.
A spokesman from Norwich Residential Management (NRM), who manage the tower, said: 'there's been a lot of focus on tower blocks recently'.
He added: 'NRM wishes to make it clear that this work has no connection with the ongoing investigations on high rise properties following the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower.'
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Westlegate will be closed from 7am on Sunday morning, until around 12pm.
The work is expected to take no more than half a day and residents of the tower block and nearby businesses have been informed of the works and the road closure.
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