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Do I need a door for fire regulations?

Postby jacksonrtw1 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 1:20 pm

Hello everyone.

Looking to remove a partition wall in my first floor flat.

I really want to avoid having a door into the newly created kitchen/lounge space.

I understand there are fire regulations which state the fire escape route from the bedroom cannot pass through the kitchen. Im not sure if this applies here or not.

Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance

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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:46 pm

Hi jacksonrtw1,
This is one of those cases where if you ask for an official judgement eg from your local BR department they will probably say yes a fire door is required. Play it safe and fit a fire door to form an enclosed hallway.
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Postby mbakdewi » Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:07 pm

doors obviously play a significant part when exiting a building and the regulations state where they should be situated within a building to slow down and compartmentalise the spread of fire.
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Postby Catapulta » Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:50 pm

have you managed your problem? Do you need a door or not? I have the same problem and I would like to know the solution please
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