Housing Developers ‘Consistently Ignoring’ Sprinkler Safety Advice, London Fire Brigade Says In Grenfell Warning

Firefighters want sprinklers to be installed in all new housing blocks to help avoid another Grenfell-style disaster as it warned developers are “consistently ignoring” safety advice.

A London Fire Brigade spot check found developers of only two out of 15 newly-completed housing developments have followed its guidance to install sprinklers since planning applications were made in 2016.

The brigade said it shows the housing industry “cannot self-regulate”, and wants all purpose-built residential blocks to have sprinklers fitted, irrespective of height.

The same should apply to buildings housing vulnerable people, including…
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