Approved Document B

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    Fire Safety volume 1 & 2…

    This section covers the technical guidance contained in Part B (Approved Document B) of schedule 1 of the Building Regulations concerned with the requirements with respect to fire safety.

    Each volume deals with 5 specific areas:

    • Means of warning and escape;
    • Internal fire spread (linings)
    • Internal fire spread (structure)
    • External fire spread
    • Access and facilities for fire and rescue services.

    Volume 1 – Dwelling Houses

    This is the recent edition of Approved Document B – Volume 1: Dwellings. It supersedes the original 2006 edition by incorporating the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010. This is Volume 1 of the revised Approved Document B and should be used with Volume 2 for all applications received after 6 April 2007.

    To view the document – click on the link below

    http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/partb/bcapproveddocumentsb/bcapproveddocbvol1/ 

    Volume 2 – Buildings other than dwellings

    This is the current edition of Approved Document B – Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings. It incorporates amendments made to reflect any changes arising as a result of the Building Regulations 2010. The changes mainly reflect regulation number changes as a result of re-ordering. There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements in Schedule 1 (ie Parts A to P) of the Building Regulations.

    To view the document – click on the link below

    http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/partb/bcapproveddocumentsb/bcapproveddocbvol2/

     

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