Section 8: Cavities – flats

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Section 8: Cavities – flats. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 8: Cavities – flats, 1 (8.1). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 65. ISBN 9781859469156

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Cavities in the construction of a building provide a ready route for the spread of smoke and flame, which can present a greater danger as any spread is concealed. For the purpose of this document, a cavity is considered to be any concealed space.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: cavity, presentation, final exit, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, cavity barrier
Subjects: Section 08: Cavities – flats
B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 05:49
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2022 21:03

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