Escape from upper storeys a maximum of 4.5m above ground level

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Escape from upper storeys a maximum of 4.5m above ground level. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.16). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 21. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

All habitable rooms (excluding kitchens) should have either of the following.
a. An emergency escape window or external door, as described in paragraph 3.6.
b. In multi-storey flats, direct access to a protected internal stairway (minimum REI 30) leading to an exit from the flat.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: storey exit, habitable room, habitable room, circulation space, protected stairway, leading edge (of door), direct distance, kitchen, exit passageway, following edge (of door)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 3: Means of escape – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2020 08:11
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/199

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