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Lesson overview:What was the impact of the Great Fire on London?

  • To learn about the impact the fire had on London's population and physical environment.
  • To learn about the link between the fire and the banishment of the Great Plague of 1665.
  • To learn about the regulations passed with the aim of preventing similar events.
  • To learn about John Evelyn's and Christopher Wren's plans for rebuilding London.
  • To understand the role the Great Fire of London played in the development of the insurance industry and the establishment of London's first fire brigade.
  • To learn about the impact the fire had on London's population and physical environment.
  • To learn about the link between the fire and the banishment of the Great Plague of 1665.
  • To learn about the regulations passed with the aim of preventing similar events.
  • To learn about John Evelyn's and Christopher Wren's plans for rebuilding London.
  • To understand the role the Great Fire of London played in the development of the insurance industry and the establishment of London's first fire brigade.