Technical Specification - Fire Safety

The £400m repair fund an opportunity to change our cladding culture

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement to spend £400m on the refurbishment of 158 high rise buildings identified within England’s social housing...

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Category: Technical Specification


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New alliance launched to increase cladding fire testing capacity

A new international alliance is set to improve the facade fire-testing market in the UK, by significantly increasing both the capacity and the quality of large-scale fire...

Sponsored by: Fire Protection Association
Category: News


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Influential committee of MPs call for combustible cladding system ban

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has called for extension of combustible cladding ban and action to tackle conflicts of interest in the...

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Category: Technical Specification


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Action to address recent fire door issues

Fire doors from 5 suppliers have now been identified as failing to meet requisite fire performance standard following an on-going investigation by the Ministry of...

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Category: Technical Specification


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CIBSE clarifies Government's combustible materials ban

The amendment to Building Regulations will come into force on 21 December 2018 and affect buildings over 18, high.  Here, Hywel Davies, Technical Director of CIBSE,...

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Category: Technical Specification


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