External Wall System

The Institute of Fire Prevention Officers


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.

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.

 learn more

Building Safety Programme

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

 learn more

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.

 learn more