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What are the requirements for a fire door to comply with current Building Regulations?

Under the current Building Regulations all new fire doors should be to FD30s standard. This means it should provide fire resistance of not less than 30 minutes and be resistant to the passage of smoke at room temperature conditions.

All fire doors should meet the essential fire safety standards:

A test certificate for all fire doors should be provided to the homeowner by the contractor supplying / fitting the door confirming that the door set meets this standard.

Building regulations requirements can vary depending on the type of building and where in the building the door is located. You should refer to the practical guidance published in connection with the building regulations.

The Government has published advice for building owners on assurance and replacing of flat entrance fire doors.


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