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London lockdown sees spike in outdoor waste burning
 Firefighters in London have seen a spike in bonfires as Londoners take to burning waste at home during the coronavirus lockdown.Recent figures released by London Fire Brigade show there has been a 7.4% increase in outdoor fires in the last four weeks compared to the same period last...
Coronavirus: New London bus safety measures after nine worker deaths
 Passengers using some London buses will only be able to board through the middle doors as part of increased efforts to protect drivers.Nine bus workers have died in the capital after contracting coronavirus since the outbreak began. Transport for London (TfL) said the four-week trial...
New 20mph speed limit imposed in London to reduce road deaths
 All roads in central London, managed by Transport for London (TFL), will now have a speed limit of 20mph in a bid to reduce road deaths and increase road safety.The new speed limited was imposed and introduced on 2 March, on all TFL roads within the Congestion Charging Zone (CCZ).In...
Grenfell architect with no experience of high-rises appointed without Ojeu, inquiry hears
 Grenfell architect with no experience of high-rises appointed without Ojeu, inquiry hearsBy Elizabeth Hopkirk4 February 2020   from: https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/grenfell-architect-with-no-experience-of-high-rises-appointed-without-ojeu-inquiry-hears/5104108.articleStudio...
London’s Barbican Centre set to address health & safety issues in new £10m upgrade
 Major upgrade work planned, with £7m set aside for health & safety repair work.The Barbican Arts Centre in London is set to undergo a major upgrade to address a series of health & safety corners within the grade II-listed building.A £10.1m package has been put together, part of...
Hotel Fire in London. 160 guests safely evacuated
NEWS 4th December 2019Brentford Travelodge Fire: 160 People Evacuated As Blaze Tears Through HotelThe blaze is thought to have started in a bin...
Uber loses licence to operate in London due to ‘several breaches that placed passengers and their
 Uber loses licence to operate in London due to ‘several breaches that placed passengers and their safety at risk’Transport for London (TfL) has refused to grant Uber a new licence, meaning it will no longer be able to operate in London, following the latest application phase.TfL, the...
Ministers accused of ‘utter complacency’ to prepare fire services after Grenfell fire
 Ministers accused of ‘utter complacency’ to prepare fire services after Grenfell fireFirefighters warn of a ‘postcode lottery’ of preparedness for highrise fires across UK saying government grasps ‘neither the severity nor the basic details’ of risk two years on...
Princess Alice disaster: The Thames' 650 forgotten dead
 Princess Alice disaster: The Thames' 650 forgotten deadBy Alice Evans BBC News 3rd September 2018 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44800309 These are external links and will open in a new window The Princess Alice sank in the River Thames on 3...
Jubilee line train hurtles along track with doors open
from Sky News. For video go to SKy news site at : https://news.sky.com/story/jubilee-line-tube-filmed-hurtling-along-with-doors-wide-open-11489882Jubilee line train hurtles along track with its doors open11:18, UK,Tuesday 04 September 2018Video: Mind the doors: Safety scare on TubeBy Sanya...

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