Alternative exits

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Alternative exits. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.22). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 25. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Any alternative exit from a flat should comply with all of the following.
a. It should be remote from the main entrance door to the flat.
b. It should lead to a final exit, via a common stair if necessary, through one of the following.
i. A door to an access corridor, access lobby or common balcony.
ii. An internal private stair leading to an access corridor, access lobby or common balcony at another level.
iii. A door to a common stair.
iv. A door to an external stair.
v. A door to an escape route over a flat roof.
Any access route leading to a final exit or common stair should comply with the provisions for means of escape in the common parts of a flat (see paragraph 3.25).

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: corridor access, common balcony, alternative exit, private stair, common stair, common stair, common parts, protected stairway, leading edge (of door), storey exit
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 19:40
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/216

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