A plan for prevention of fires in construction sites must be on place side by side with design documentation and ready to be approved or rejected by planning officers whose specialism should include Fire Prevention specialists and Fire Brigade Officers.
It is not about aesthetics only. We may have to think how vulnerable London is, if climate continues to put more pressure to health and safety of its inhabitants. Could you imagine what could happen in cases of atrocious floods and other natural disasters in the next few decades? How could you evacuate a city which is growing vertically so rapidly upon such narrow streets? How much more urbanisation can London support? Have we got any statistics, research on this? There are many questions to be answered unfortunately.