Provision and design of access routes and hardstandings

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Provision and design of access routes and hardstandings. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2022 ed. Section 13: Vehicle access, 1 (13.2). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 97. ISBN 9781859469156

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For flats, either of the following provisions should be made.
a. Provide access for a pumping appliance to within 45m of all points inside each flat of a block, measured along the route of the hose. Every elevation to which vehicle access is provided should have a suitable door(s), not less than 750mm wide, giving access to the interior of the building. Door(s) should be provided such that there is no more than 60m between each door and/or the end of that elevation (e.g. a 150m elevation would need at least two doors).
b. Provide fire mains in accordance with paragraphs 13.5 and 13.6.

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Subjects: Section 13: Vehicle access
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Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2022 10:05
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022 17:30

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