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
  • Heritage protection
  • Listed buildings
  • Scheduled monument
  • Statutory buildings
  • Why do we list buildings?
  • The planning (Listed buildings and Conservation Areas ) Act
  • What can be listed?
  • Statutory requirement for listing
  • Fire Safety in Heritage Buildings
  • Fire safety concerns
  • School of Art Glasgow
  • Lessons learned
  • Fire Safety Approach
  • Who should the fire risk assessor consult?
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Means of escape and warning
  • Passive fire protection
  • Gaseous systems
  • Access for tender vehicles
  • Access solutions
  • Camera based solutions
  • Flame detection
  • Case study
  • Upgrading floors
  • Kensington palace fire
  • Determination 2006
  • The matrix
  • Salvage plans



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)