So here we are at Howard Kennedy, No. 1 London Bridge. Today commemorates the anniversary of the Great Fire of London. The fire was halted in its spread towards Southwark only by a break in buildings over London Bridge. Looking out of our magnificent windows over the Thames towards St Pauls, I can barely imagine the whole of the area directly opposite me engulfed in flames.
Harsh lessons were learnt, particularly in the manner in which our homes are constructed; some 350 years on, those lessons remain relevant today. My colleague has written an excellent article on the subject, the link is below.