Publication - Consultation paper

Strengthening fire safety for high rise domestic buildings: consultation

Published: 24 Apr 2019

Consultation on guidance for fire safety and information for people responsible and residents of high rise buildings. This consultation is now closed.

Strengthening fire safety for high rise domestic buildings: consultation
Footnotes

Footnotes

1 In general, a flat which is the only or principal residence of three or more people, who belong to three or more families and share a toilet, bathroom or cooking facilities will be a house in multiple occupation. HMOs require to be licensed under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

2 National Fire Chiefs Council, Guidance to support a temporary change to a simultaneous evacuation strategy in purpose-built block of flats. May 2018

3 Fire separation is a term used in Scottish building standards. In UK guides this is often included under the general concept of ‘fire compartmentation’


Contact

Email: joe.mcshane@gov.scot