Conversion to flats

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Conversion to flats. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 6: Loadbearing elements of structures – flats, 1 (6.5). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 58. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Where an existing dwellinghouse or other building is converted into flats, a review of the existing construction should be carried out. Retained timber floors may make it difficult to meet the relevant provisions for fire resistance.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: dwellinghouse, dwelling, dwelling, fire resisting (Fire resistance), compartmentation, fire risk assessment, construction site, resistance to the passage of sound 2003 edition incorporating 2004 2010 2013 and 2015 amendments, fire resistance, fit-out work
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 6: Loadbearing elements of structures – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 06:02
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/524

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