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Trellick Tower turns 'Green for Grenfell' during Notting Hill Carnival

The iconic Kensington and Chelsea high rise building showed its solidarity with the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire

The high-rise block neighbouring Grenfell Tower , which tragically went up in flames in June this year, put on a light display in show of solidarity with victims of the inferno.

Trellick Tower, also located in the Kensington and Chelsea borough, went "Green for Grenfell" as a mark of respect during the Notting Hill Carnival weekend.

The iconic building was highlighted in green across the August Bank Holiday weekend in a show of local solidarity.

(Image: Toby Laurent Belson)

A community-led effort, Green for Grenfell, encouraged carnival attendees to wear green, put up green artworks, memorials, banners and balloons around the Notting Hill area and observe silences as a show of respect to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Grenfell Tower residents group, Grenfell United, thanked everyone for their shows of solidarity over the event .

Trellick Tower itself suffered a fire back in April this year but disaster was 'averted' when the 27th floor went up in flames .

A spokesman for Grenfell United said: “We are so pleased with the solidarity everyone showed over the two days, from wearing green to observing the minute silences.

"It was touching to know that Grenfell was in everyone's minds and hearts and that Grenfell will never be forgotten.

Green for Grenfell: Trellick Tower was lit up as a mark of respect(Image: Toby Laurent Belson)

"Hopefully we will get the justice we seek for all those that lost their lives.

"Thank you to everyone involved in making Green for Grenfell a huge success and making this a very special Carnival at such a difficult time.”

Green for Grenfell organisers were pleased with the positive response.

A spokesman said: "We hope this will herald the start of a new relationship between all carnival stakeholders.

"It is clear that such a community-driven carnival is the way to address issues and that local people have the appetite and ability to do what other bodies have struggled with for so long."

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