Fire Safety Update – External Fire Spread

Building Standards took onboard the recommendations of the review panel that guidance on external walls and cladding would require some revision. The key changes to this section are detailed in Table 2.

Table 2: Key changes to external cladding


Figure 2: Changes to entertainment and assembly buildings


Figure 3: Residential care buildings & hospitals


Figure 4: Changes to general non-domestic buildings


Figure 5: Changes to domestic buildings