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Who is responsible for my front door in a communal/leasehold environment?

Who is responsible for my front door in a communal/leasehold environment?

This article is designed educate leaseholders, Resident management companies (RMC’s), right to manage companies (RTM’s) and freeholders as to the fire safety responsibilities of each party relating, specifically, to flat front doors that open up to communal areas shared with other tenants. We have focused on flat front doors as many leases will make these […]

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Is my front door fire safe ? – A checklist for leaseholders

Is my front door fire safe ? – A checklist for leaseholders

This checklist applies to doors opening to communal areas shared with other tenants. It is designed to assist leaseholders/occupants of flats in determining if the front door to their flat is compliant with fire safety regulations. Fire Risk Checklist – Flat Front Doors Downloadable as a pdf file here Item Check   Door   Does […]

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Fire Safety Bill 2021 for Leaseholders

Fire Safety Bill 2021 for Leaseholders

The Fire Safety Act 2021 arose out of the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire and relates to fire safety in buildings in England and Wales with two or more domestic residences. The act makes changes to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, also known as “the fire safety order” The bill received royal assent on […]

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Fire, Health and Safety Overview

Fire, Health and Safety Overview

Fire Safety The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (England and Wales) became law on 1 October 2006 The Order applies to all non-domestic premises, including common parts of blocks of flats or houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) Every block of flats also needs a fire safety risk assessment. This applies to the communal parts, […]

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Fire Safety tips for leaseholders

Fire Safety tips for leaseholders

All escape routes and electric cupboards must be kept clear at all times. If you have any items of storage, combustible items or any obstructions in the stairs, electrical cupboards or escape routes, please remove them immediately. Door mats are provided by some flat front doors. If you have a door mat outside your flat, […]

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