The Home Office has created a guide to making small paying-guest accommodations safe from fire. The Fire Safety law guidance is for those responsible for safety in Small Paying Guest Accommodations such as B&Bs, Guest Houses and self-catering accommodations. The recommendations are generally applicable to typical situations in premises where the fire risk is low.
This guidance applies to:
If there is no other type of alarm system in place, it is recommended to have:
Heat alarms should be installed in:
Smoke alarms should be installed in:
If a loft or roof void contains combustible material, then there should be adequate protection installed.
In any room in living accommodation that contains a gas or solid fuel-burning appliance.