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Fire Safety for Building Owners of Multi-Storey, Multi-Occupied Residential Buildings

Guidance for building owners from the Governments Buildings Safety Programme

Overview

Following the tragic Grenfell tower fire, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) established the Building Safety Programme (BSP). The BSP is an ongoing programme which makes regular announcements and issues advice and guidance. Building owners and managers should be aware of the information produced by the BSP and take the actions required.

Building Safety Programme

All information release by the BSP can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/building-safety-programme

Consolidated Guidance

The BSP have released 22 Advice notes since Grenfell. The content of these notes have been incorporated into one document – the consolidated guidance. This document includes an Annex on fire doors.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/building-safety-advice-for-building-owners-including-fire-doors

Advice For Tennant And Residents

Advice for residents and tenants from the National Fire Chiefs Council and the MHCLG.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fire-safety-of-your-building-advice-for-tenants-and-residents

Joint Audit And Inspection Team (JAIT)

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service and Derby City Council (Housing Standards) have launched a joint project to audit and inspect tall, multi-occupied, residential buildings.