Multi‑storey residential buildings - fire risk posed by external wall systems: consultation analysis

An independent analysis of consultation responses to the Draft Scottish Advice Note (SAN): Determining the fire risk posed by external wall systems in existing multi-storey residential buildings.


1. Any "doublers" were removed for profiling analysis purposes.

2. As defined in BS9991 or NFCC Specialised Housing Guidance accessed via

3. For example, through explaining the potential for fire spread ahead of or at the head of the Section 1.7 on the EWS.

4. This point was also raised by the High Rise Scotland Action Group that did not provide an answer to the closed question (Question 7).



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