External Wall System

The Institute of Fire Prevention Officers

EWS-1

IFPO has provided the following information to allow a convenient starting point to gain information on the current External Wall System requirements.

More information will be added over time and updated when needed.

RICS Press Release – 8/03/21

RICS response to consultation on Valuation of properties in multi-storey, multi-occupancy residential buildings with cladding, RICS guidance note

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EWS-1 Information Portal

This Portal provides a central readily-accessible location for EWS-1 forms pertaining to the fire safety of external cladding on high rise [over 18 m height] buildings.


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Building Safety Programme

The 39th monthly data release from the government’s Building Safety Programme.


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Responsive Design

This page contains advice for the public, building owners, landlords, corporate occupiers and RICS professionals on where to seek fire safety assistance and information following the Grenfell Tower fire.


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Press Release

Consultation launched on new code of practice for external walls


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