Please find below a selection of relevant and useful links to other websites that you may find useful.

Fire Safety Guides

Sleeping Accommodation Guide

This guide covers:

The common areas of houses in multiple occupation (HMO)
The common areas of flats and maisonettes
The common areas of sheltered accommodation where care is not provided



Residential Care Guide

This guide covers:

Residential and nursing homes
Rehabilitation premises providing residential treatment and care for addiction
Care homes and care homes with nursing (as defined by the Care Standards Act)


Means of Escape for Disabled Persons


This guide is a supplement to be read alongside other guides in this series. It provides additional information on accessibility and means of escape for disabled people.



Purpose Built Blocks of Flats

The Local Government (LG) Group has led work to develop important new sector-led guidance on fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats. This was after landlords voiced a number of concerns about how best they can deliver an appropriate level of fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats.



Lacors Housing Guide

The guidance will apply nationally and covers certain existing residential accommodation including single family dwellings, shared houses, bedsits and flats. It is not aimed at new housing built to modern Building Regulations




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