Number of escape routes

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Number of escape routes. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.27). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 26. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

From the flat entrance door, a single escape route is acceptable in either of the following cases.
a. The flat is on a storey served by a single common stair and both of the following apply.
i. Every flat is separated from the common stair by a protected lobby or common protected corridor (see Diagram 3.7).
ii. The maximum travel distance in Table 3.1, for escape in one direction only, is not exceeded.
b. The flat is in a dead end of a common corridor served by two (or more) common stairs and the maximum travel distance given in Table 3.1, for escape in one direction only, is not exceeded (Diagram 3.8).

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Uncontrolled Keywords: dead end, direct distance, common stair, single storey, common stair, common parts, common balcony, travel distance, travel distance, corridor access
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 08:09
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/232

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