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Fire Safety Legislation

Introduction

There are several important pieces of legislation which impact on fire safety within dwellings, some affect all dwellings irrespective of the layout or how it is occupied. Some legislation only applies to dwellings which are occupied by tenants who are unrelated or only applies to certain parts of the building.

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, fire safety has been a serious concern for tenants and landlords alike. For landlords, there is a bewildering array of different overlapping legislation to worry about when looking to improve a property for their tenants and this can be very confusing.

The purpose of this guide is to provide landlords with comprehensive information on fire safety legislation. It will outline all of the various pieces of legislation covering fire safety for landlords so they can navigate safely through making sure their property is safe for their tenants.This document will help you understand what laws apply to your rental premises.

The rest of this guide is exclusive content for people who have registered their details on our website. It provides landlords with a guide to their legal requirements around fire safety, covering all the legislation they should consider.

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