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Last edited 15 Oct 2020
Approved Document B2, ‘Fire safety: Buildings other than dwellinghouses’, requires that other than in blocks of flats, firefighting stairs and firefighting lifts should be approached through a firefighting lobby.
A firefighting lobby is:
|A protected lobby that provides access from a firefighting stair to the accommodation area and to any associated firefighting lift.|
- A firefighting stair is ‘…a protected stairway that connects to the accommodation area through only a firefighting lobby.’.
- A firefighting lift is ‘...a lift with additional protection and with controls that enable it to be used by the fire and rescue service when fighting a fire.
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