Last edited 04 Nov 2019

Fire-separating element

Approved Document BFire safety’ defines a fire-separating element as:

'A compartment wall, compartment floor, cavity barrier and construction that encloses a protected escape route and/or a place of special fire hazard.

Buildings are sub-divided by elements of fire resisting construction into fire compartments. Part B3 of the building regulations requires that:

[edit] Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki