Balconies and flat roofs

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Balconies and flat roofs. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 2: Means of escape - dwellinghouses, 1 (2.13). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 16. ISBN 9781859469156

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Where a flat roof forms part of a means of escape, it should comply with all of the following.
a. It should be part of the same building from which escape is being made.
b. The route across the roof should lead to a storey exit or external escape route.
c. The part of the roof (including its supporting structure) forming the escape route, and any opening within 3m of the escape route, should be of fire resisting construction (minimum REI 30).

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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 2: Means of escape – dwellinghouses
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2020 08:14
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:40

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