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Last edited 17 Nov 2019
Inner room definition
This situation may arise with open-plan layouts and galleries.
Such an arrangement is only acceptable where the inner room is:
- A kitchen.
- A laundry or utility room.
- A dressing room.
- A bathroom, WC, or shower room.
- Any room on a storey that is a maximum of 4.5m above ground level which is provided with an emergency escape window as described in paragraph 2.10.
- A gallery that complies with paragraph 2.15.
- It complies with paragraph 2.11.
- The access rooms each have a smoke alarm (see Section 1).
- None of the access rooms is a kitchen.
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