1993 Bishopsgate Bomb and its aftermath

First hand account of incident and aftermath and emergency actions taken by the City following the explosion which caused extensive damage to many buildings including 55 Bishopsgate, 99 Bishopsgate, St Ethelburga’s Church, The NatWest Tower and Liverpool Street Station. Provision of office space for disrupted occupiers provided via the CPAT team. Steps taken to protect the financial centre; construction of the “ring of steel” in the City of London; pager alert scheme initiated for building managers, works to car parks and removal of street furniture. Longer term changes discussed, including a change in planning for consents on commercial buildings accelerating the remodelling of the physical structures of the City Continue reading “1993 Bishopsgate Bomb and its aftermath”