Blog for October 2017

Only 15% of new schools built with sprinkler systems

Of the 673 new schools built and open under the government’s flagship school programme, only 105 were fitted with sprinklers.  With hundreds of schools in the UK having a fire each year, this alarming statistic once again only emphasises that...

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The wider impact of fire

17 October 2017

Another huge warehouse fire has once again brought into sharp focus the vulnerability of unsprinklered buildings. About 120 firefighters and 25 fire engines were called to battle the...

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Sprinklers: A time to retrofit

3 October 2017

In light of the Grenfell fire and the decision by many councils and housing associations to consider retrofitting sprinklers in existing buildings, designers and stakeholders across other sectors...

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