External escape stairs

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) External escape stairs. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.67). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 34. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Where more than one escape route is available from a storey (or part of a building), then some of the escape routes from that storey or part of the building may be by way of an external stair provided all of the following conditions are met:
a. There is a at least one internal escape stair from every part of each storey (excluding plant areas).
b. The stair serves a floor not more than 6m above either the ground level or a roof podium which is itself served by an independent protected stairway.
c. The stair meets the provisions in paragraph 3.68.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: common stair, common stair, common balcony, escape route, escape lighting, compartment (fire), principal storey, single storey, fire compartment, basement storey
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 12:09
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/310

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