New sprinkler threshold welcomed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has pledged its full support to the Government’s recent introduction of a new 11m threshold for sprinklers – asserting it marks a vital step forward in the journey towards enhanced fire safety regulation Read More

Holiday Inn fire: Should all hotels be fitted with sprinklers?

The recent spate of UK hotel fires – most recently at a Holiday Inn in Walsall – raises the issue of whether or not all hotels should be fitted with sprinklers. Read More

3 fire protection lessons from Notre Dame and other heritage fires

The devastating fire at Notre Dame in April was the latest in a spate of fires that has caused severe Read More

Sprinklers in schools: Government accused of a ‘callous disregard’ for pupil safety

School Minister, Nick Gibb, says that only 105 out of 673 new schools that were opened by February have been built with sprinklers installed. Read More

Councils call for tougher fire safety rules

The LGA has called for called for sprinkler systems to be installed in all new care homes and residential schools. Read More

Sprinklers must be made mandatory for all residential new-builds, says LFB

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is urging the government to make the installation of sprinklers mandatory on all new-build residential developments – whatever their height. Read More

Barbour download: A technical guide to sprinkler systems

This guide provides an overview of the need-to-know information for sprinklers and covers: The legal requirements, More information about sprinkler systems, Key actions, Key terms and more. Read More

MP calls for rethink over sprinkler funding

A Leeds MP has called on the Government to rethink a decision over funding sprinkler installations in the city, following Read More

London Assembly calls for sprinklers in every tower block

The London Assembly has called for sprinklers to be installed in every tower block in England and warned tragedies like Read More

Fire breaks out at Norfolk fire station – due to lack of sprinklers

Fire fighters from across Norfolk and Cambridgeshire were called to a blaze at a fire station in Downham Market, which took hold due to a lack of sprinkler system in the building. Read More

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