Property Management Office: 01865 910 169 Finance & Administration Office: 01491 525 940 Email Us Careers
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, […]

Read More
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, […]

Read More
Fire safety check list for blocks of flats

Fire safety check list for blocks of flats

It is essential that a full fire safety risk assessment is completed every 3 years by a suitably qualified professional. On an annual basis, it is essential that an interim¬† fire safety check is conducted annually (to make sure there are no material changes).¬† Below is a fire safety checklist used by Common Ground property […]

Read More
Fire risk assessments explained

Fire risk assessments explained

The Local Government Association (LGA) has guidance on fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats. This recommends that for low-rise blocks of up to three storeys above ground, built in the last 20 years, fire risk assessments should be: reviewed every 2 years redone every 4 years For blocks with higher risks (for example, because […]

Read More
It’s not just fire – Other health and safety considerations

It’s not just fire – Other health and safety considerations

Post-Grenfell, there has been a lot of focus on fire safety. This section deals with other considerations such as electrical safety, asbestos, working at height, legionella and COSH Electrical safety A Periodic Inspection is an inspection on the condition of an existing electrical installation, to identify (in order of priority) any deficiencies against the National […]

Read More

Contact Us

Property Management Office

Address

Sandford Gate
East Point Business Park
Oxford
OX4 6LB

01865 910 169

Finance & Administration Office

Address

Newtown House
Newtown Road
Henley on Thames
RG9 1HG

01491 525 940