Fire safety summary
(Unique Property Reference Number – 64039)
Property Manager contact details
- Paul Pollard, Property Manager
- Customer services: 0300 5000 926
Significant findings from Fire Risk Assessment
- Due to the height of the building a compartmentation survey has been requested .
How we are managing fire risk in the buildings
- Temporary change to a full evacuation policy and precautionary 24 hour on-site security staff.
Temporary change: Full evacuation
When the alarm sounds, get everyone in your flat out of the building using emergency fire exit routes and stairs.
Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service has also produced a useful leaflet about High Rise Living [adobe pdf / 2 MB].
Means of escape
The best escape route is the staircase nearest your flat. There are two routes out of your building:
- the enclosed stairwell that leads to the ground floor, on either side of the building
Do not use the lift.
Local fire authority
Avon Fire and Rescue Service
The items below are inspected or serviced to maintain the fire safety of your building.
Frequency of inspection
|Fire Risk Assessment (FRA)||An FRA is an inspection of the common areas of the building to check that fire safety arrangements meet legal fire safety requirements. It also identifies what else we can do to prevent fire and keep residents safe||Annual|
|Lift||One passenger lift per block.||Serviced every month. Thorough inspection (LOLER) every six months|
|Communal electrics||Communal electrical installations such as wiring, sockets and lights are inspected and tested regularly.||Every five years|
|Communal gas boiler||Does not apply – gas boilers in each home are serviced annually.||Does not apply|
|Dry riser||Used by firefighters to deliver water to all levels of the building.||Six monthly and annual servicing|
|Fire detection system||Such as fire alarms and smoke detectors.||Weekly testing and servicing every three months|
|Emergency lighting||Emergency lighting (or escape lighting) lights up a safe exit route if the mains power fails.||Programme of monthly and annual tests|
|Automatic Open Vent (AOV)||Smoke control ventilation system.||Monthly tests|