We have a legal obligation to manage the risk of fire in any property covered under the Fire Safety Order including properties with communal areas such as high-rise buildings, Independent Living Schemes, and low-rise buildings.
We take safety in our tower blocks very seriously. To reduce the risk of fire in your home, the walls, doors, and floors are all designed to stop fire and smoke spreading.
If you discover a fire in your flat:
If you're inside your flat and you suspect a fire is somewhere in the building, a stay-put procedure applies:
If you suspect a fire and you’re not in your flat but are elsewhere in the building such as the corridor or staircase you should:
If you’re told to evacuate, you should:
As your landlord, we complete an annual fire risk assessments at our three tower blocks.
These reports highlight recommendations and actions that we need to take to reduce potential fire risks.
We're committed to keeping you and your neighbours safe, and we're progressing the recommendations in each fire risk assessment.
You can read the fire risk assessments for all blocks on the 'Fire risk assessment page'.
Please contact us if you’d like to discuss these reports. You can call us on 01226 787878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you live in one of our high rise residential buildings – Albion, Buckley, or Britannia Houses, we have a Resident Engagement Strategy that sets out how we’ll work with tenants on issues of building safety for new and existing buildings.
If you’d like to get involved, email: email@example.com
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