Fire Regulations


New Fire Safety Regulations in England to implement ‘most’ Grenfell Tower inquiry recommendations

The Fire Safety Regulations 2022 introduce new duties implementing recommendations of the Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Tower inquiry. Read More

Government consults on new fire safety regulations for ships

Ron Alalouff examines proposed regulations to improve fire safety on ships, including fire detection and suppression on cabin balconies. Read More

New code of practice for external wall fire risk assessment published

A new code of practice for the fire risk appraisal of external walls and cladding of multi-occupancy residential buildings has been published by BSI. Read More

Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce launched

The unveiling of the Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce, which was joined by Sir Peter Bottomley MP, took place online on 13th January 2022. Read More

Landlord prosecuted after failing to meet fire safety requirements

The landlord of multiple flats above a takeaway in Islington has been found guilty of a series of fire safety failings. Read More

Ministers urged to reveal whether dangerous cladding tested in the early 2000s was used at Grenfell

Dr Jonathan Evans is demanding ministers disclose whether cladding that failed fire tests in 2002, was used at Grenfell Tower. Read More

Property management company fined over £80,000 for 10 separate fire safety failings

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay more than £80,000 for safety failings, after inspections from the LFB. Read More

North East waste site closes after defying fire safety rules

The Environment Agency has imposed a restriction order against Shee Recycling, after it failed to comply with fire regulations. Read More

LFB urges historic landmarks to complete fire emergency salvage plans

Thousands of historic artefacts in London are at risk of being lost forever if venues don't have the correct salvage plans, the London Fire Brigade has warned. Read More

Emphasis on closer collaboration with industry in new fire and rescue standard for non-residential buildings

The Fire Standards Board has launched a new initiative to improve the fire safety standards of non-residential buildings. Read More

The future of firestopping and fire safety

Simon Ince examines the future of fire safety and firestopping, as well as touching on the impact of the Hackitt Review and the new proposed building safety regulations. Read More

New PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules launched by the Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, has launched a new PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules manual. Read More



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