Fire safety - existing high rise domestic buildings: practical guidance

This guidance provides practical fire safety advice on how to prevent fires and reduce the risks from fires in high rise domestic buildings.

7 Disclaimer

7.1 It should be noted that by signing this document or by participating in the [name of partnership], the partners are not committing to legally binding obligations. It is intended that the partners remain independent of each other and that their collaboration and use of the term 'partner' does not constitute the creation of a legal entity, nor authorise the entry into a commitment for or on behalf of each other.

Signed on behalf of [partner A]



Signed on behalf of [partner B]


Signed on behalf of [partner C]


Removal Request

Description of Material/s

Location of Material/s


This material has been left in a common area of the building. It is necessary to ensure that common areas are kept clear for fire safety purposes therefore this material must be removed within __ hours/days.

Failure to adhere to this removal request will result in this material being removed.

Under current legislation (Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, Section 93 (subsection 2)), it is the duty of the occupiers to keep the common property free of combustible substances and obstructions. A notice may be served by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service on the person responsible for this item. Non-compliance with said notice can lead to a fine of up to £1000.

Please use the below details if you have any queries regarding this removal request.

Contact Name:

Contact Number:



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