Provision of firefighting shafts

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Provision of firefighting shafts. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 15: Access to buildings for firefighting personnel – flats, 1 (15.3). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 104. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

A building with basement storeys should have firefighting shafts in accordance with the following.
a. There is a basement more than 10m below the fire and rescue service vehicle access level. The firefighting shafts should contain firefighting lifts.
b. There are two or more basement storeys, each with a minimum area of 900m2. The firefighting shafts do not need to include firefighting lifts.
The building’s height and size determine whether firefighting shafts also serve upper storeys.

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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 15: Access to buildings for firefighting personnel – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 21:03
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/803

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