Domestic Fire Sprinkler Systems

Domestic Fire Sprinkler Systems are installed in individual houses, such as, Single Occupancy or Single Family Homes.

 

These usually require a Fire Sprinkler System installed if there is Open Plan Living, a home extension or loft conversion. These Fire Sprinkler Systems are usually installed for safer escape routes from your property.

 

Your Building Control Officer (BCO) may suggest installing a Fire Sprinkler System in your home and will instruct you on whether you will need full (entire Property to BS9251:2014) or partial (escape Routes) protection.

 

Approved Document B - where Fire Sprinklers are provided, it is normal practise to provide Fire Sprinkler Protection throughout the building. However, where the fire sprinklers are been installed as a compensatory feature to address a specific risk or hazard it may be acceptable to protect only part of the building.

45m Fire Service Access

The property you are building is more than 45m from a fire main outlet. You may need protection in All Habitable Rooms

i.e. Building behind another property  

Open Plan Living

If you have an open staircase that comes down into a living area on the Ground Floor on a house more than 2 stories, then the Ground floor may need to be protected.

i.e. Loft Conversion

Inner Rooms

​If you have a Flat that has unprotected inner rooms then a Fire Sprinkler System may need to be installed or you may be asked for all Habitable Rooms to be protected.

i.e. Studio Flats

Fire Sprinkler Pipe
Fire Sprinkler Pipe

Installation of the Fire Sprinkler Pipe work

Fire Sprinkler Valve Set
Fire Sprinkler Valve Set

Standard Fire Sprinkler Valve Set

Fire Sprinkler Pump
Fire Sprinkler Pump

Fire Sprinkler Pipe
Fire Sprinkler Pipe

Installation of the Fire Sprinkler Pipe work

1/6