MARK DANIELS - Adviser on visitor and occupational health and safety at historic buildings, parks, gardens, coast and countryside

News archive April 2015

29th April 2015

Major fire at National Trust stately home

A large fire broke out on the afternoon of 29th April at Clandon Park in Surrey. The fire started in the basement and spread through one wing and into the roof of the house. No-one was injured in the fire. The cause is under investigation.

There is much more detail, video footage and commentary on the BBC News web pages at

The National Trust has also released a statement on its web site at