This seminar will look at the issues that these premises pose and offers solutions for the future.


Who is the course aimed at?

The course is aimed at those in the industry with any involvement in high rise residential premises



 The course covers the following:

  • What is a high rise building?
  • Lessons learned from previous incidents
  • The importance of linings on the Means of Escape
  • External fire spread – What you need to know
  • The cladding – where did it go wrong
  • Access and facilities for the Fire Service
  • Material alteration – getting it right
  • The importance of competence and training in the industry
  • The stay put policy – where do we go from here?
  • Case studies from around the world – What can we learn?
  • The interim Hackitt report – where are we going?
  • Clerk of works
  • Current thinking on high rise premises
  • Compartmentation – common mistakes
  • Staircases
  • Value engineering – friend or foe?
  • Student accomodation
  • Fire Service response to High Rise Incidents
  • Fires on multiple floors
  • High rise timber framed buildings
  • Specialised housing
  • Sprinklers and mist systems



3 Hours



Seminar can be offered in house £495 plus VAT (Plus travelling expenses where appropriate)



“Many thanks for yesterday’s seminar on High Rise. It was excellent as I anticipated. Many of the attendees have commented that it was one of, or even the best they’ve ever been to! If any of them previously had doubts about the use of sprinklers, timber frame or cladding in high rise buildings I’m sure they don’t any more”  Andrew Carpenter – Head of partnership, Devon Building Control


“An informative and thought provoking presentation, delivered in a relaxed and engaging manner.”  Tim Russell Fire Engineer , Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Tel 01832 710770