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Universities with 1960s and 70s buildings urged to look for Raac

School buildings may not be the only structures affected by concrete crisis, experts warn

All universities with buildings built in the 1960s and 70s should check for the unsafe concrete that has forced more than 100 UK schools to close their doors, an expert has said.

In recent days, the schools and colleges have been told by the Department for Education (DfE) to partially or fully shut buildings—just days before the start of the new school year—over fears about the safety of facilities built with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (Raac).

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