Fire Safety Order issued to Chatswood Chase Shopping Centre at 345 Victoria Avenue, 19 Havilah Street and 8 Malvern Avenue, Chatswood (MP 06_0301, Willoughby LGA
On 20 November 2020, the Department issued two Fire Safety Orders to the owners of the building known as Chatswood Chase Shopping Centre at 345 Victoria Avenue, 19 Havilah Street and 8 Malvern Avenue, Chatswood, to remove identified external wall panels on the building consisting of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP). ACP is combustible and poses a fire safety risk. The owner is required to replace the ACP with a non – combustible product and provide an inspection report issued by an accredited certifier, certifying that the replacement panels and method of installation comply with the Building Code of Australia. The owner is required to develop and implement fire safety measures to reduce the fire safety risks associated with the cladding until the rectification work is complete.