Edinburgh company collecting items for Grenfell fire victims

An Edinburgh company is collecting items to help those affected by the Grenfell blaze in London.

Grenfell Tower in west London was engulfed in a fire. Picture; PA

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Anderson Transport, a removal and logistics compare, are collecting furniture, clothing and essentials for the victims of the fire through their company Facebook page.

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Thousands of people have pulled together across the UK to donate food and items to those affected.

A wall of tributes and messages of condolences for the victims sits on the side of a community centre near to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture; Getty

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Over £1 million has been raised to help those affected as fire tore through the 24-storey building while volunteers and charities helped with feed and shelter people who could not return to their homes overnight.

Yesterday, Londoners were seen handing blankets and other essentials in to community centres that had been sought as a refuge by those caught up in the fire.

A wall of tributes and messages of condolences for the victims sits on the side of a community centre near to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture; Getty

Those collecting from Anderson Transport are hoping to obtian clothing, shoes, jackets, coats, new underwear and other essentials such as nappies, tinned food, dried food, baby wipes, baby food, baby formula milk as well as items of furniture even deck chairs, camp beds etc.