Width of common stairs

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Width of common stairs. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.60). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 33. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

A stair of acceptable width for everyday use will be sufficient for escape purposes. If it is also a firefighting stair, it should be at least 1100mm wide. The width is the clear width between the walls or balustrades. Any handrails and strings intruding into that width by a maximum of 100mm on each side may be ignored.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: stair width, handrail, clear opening width, clear width, cavity width, utility stair, utility stair, private stair, flight, common stair
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: 02 Feb 2020 12:12
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/300

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