This course will cover the issues that fire poses in a heritage building. It will look at various options on how to comply with the principles of fire risk assessment in a building which does not comply with current fire regulations. The areas covered include;

  • Introduction
  • What is a heritage building
  • Heritage protection
  • Listed buildings
  • procedure for listing
  • Categories of listing
  • Altering a listed building
  • Case studies
  • Riga castle
  • Windsor castle fire
  • What are the risks that they pose?
  • Are changes appropriate?
  • Means of escape
  • Early warning
  • Internal fire spread (linings)
  • Internal fire spread (structure)
  • Compartmentation
  • Party floors
  • Ceiling protection
  • Timber floor protection
  • External fire spread
  • Access and facilities for the Fire Service


4 hours CPD

Specialist advice and input has been provided by London Fire Brigade’s Heritage Coordinator. (Please note that London Fire Brigade does not in any way endorse or promote this training package)


£95 plus VAT (£114 inc VAT)

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