Guidelines with regard to fireproofing of social housing: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01743
Date received: 25 July 2017
Date responded: 10 August 2017

Information requested

What guidelines are given to local authorities with regard to fireproofing of i) newly built social housing ii) existing social housing?


All of the information you have requested is available at i) Scottish Building Standards 2017 Technical Handbook (PDF 4.48MB) and ii) Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for social landlords

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