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2017 UK Report Sheds Light on Importance of Residential Fire Sprinklers

After recent Tower fire tragedies, a 2017 report by the Housing and Finance Institute has built a picture of what comes next for UK housing in the wake of the disaster, and how the government can react. The report outlines three needs: to pause on the building of any new high-rise blocks, to review how existing residential tower blocks can be made safer (including sprinkler installations), and to speed up house building throughout the country, including re-housing those affected in high-rise homes. For those who might benefit from a quick summary of the report, the three key themes for action are: the need to repair, protect, and build as a response.

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