After that fire it became illegal to have thatched roofs. 600,000 – the population of London by 1700. City of London after the Great Fire (1935) that the purpose of the quay was to give unhindered access to the river for the speedy quenching of any future fires. Rebuilding London Powerpoint. Info. Sir Christopher Wren designed a number of the large buildings after the great fire in London in 1666. The masterplans to raise London from the ashes: Abandoned proposals to rebuild city after the Great Fire in 1666 go on show. The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 September 1666. There is going to be a competition with a prize for the best design. Read more. 25% – the proportion of London’s citizens who never returned after the fire, according to a census taken seven years later, in 1673. On 10 May 1941, however, the ancient church went up in flames during a Luftwaffe air-raid. It was completely rebuilt after the Great Fire of London. Free. The fire gutted the medieval City of London inside the old Roman city wall.It threatened but did not reach the City of Westminster (today's West End), Charles II's Palace of Whitehall, or most of the suburban slums. The Great Fire of London raged for four days in 1666, destroying much of the city and leaving some 100,000 people homeless. Loading... Save for later. Show slide 2 of the PowerPoint presentation ‘How shall we rebuild London after the Great Fire?’ which shows what London . The Great Fire of London started in a baker’s shop in Pudding Lane on 2 September 1666, and by the time it was extinguished four days later, it had destroyed seven-eighths of the city (373 acres), including more than 13,000 houses and 84 churches as well as St Paul’s Cathedral and much of London Bridge. About this resource. The children worked in groups to decide what they would have done to rebuild London after the Great Fire if they’d been King, then were shown this PowerPoint to see what really happened, and discussed whose ideas had been better. So I can’t tell you what to draw, but we can be sure what NOT to include. Introduce the challenge for today – to rebuild London after the Fire. 300,000 – the number of people living in London (the City and outlying suburbs) at the time of the Great Fire. Preview and details Files included (1) ppt, 1 MB.