Flats with an alternative exit

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Flats with an alternative exit. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.19). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 23. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Where access from any habitable room to the entrance hall or flat entrance is impossible without passing through another room, all of the following conditions should be met (Diagram 3.4).
a. Bedrooms should be separated from living accommodation by fire resisting construction (minimum REI 30) and fire doorsets (minimum E 20).
b. The alternative exit should be in the part of the flat that contains the bedrooms.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: alternative exit, fire doorset, access room, habitable room, habitable room, accessible entrance, principal communal entrance, protected entrance hall/landing, compartmentation, live–work units
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 08:10
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/207

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