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New signage laws came into effect on 23rd January - Do you comply?

2nd February 2023 |

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New signage laws have come into effect
Do you comply?
Building Regulations have been amended to include Stairway, Floor and Flat indicator signs
Fire Safety Document B has been amended
New Document Part B Wayfinding Signage is now a legal requirement from the 23rd of January.
"The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will make it a legal requirement from 23 January 2023 for all high-rise residential buildings in England to install Wayfinding Signage in their buildings. This includes clear markings identifying floor and individual flat numbers."

See the Government factsheet here
We have helped a wide range of customers from City Councils to Hotel chains to get ready for this change and are supplying over one thousand Part B signs a month.
We have developed a process to take you from initial enquiry, to budget estimate through to survey and sign creation to get your project sorted in a matter of days.
Please ring us on 01476 957981 and ask to speak to Jake to get started or to find out more about Document B compliance.
Do you manage a dwelling of 3 or more floors?
You're now required to have way finding signs that include stairway, floor number and flat identifiers. We have developed a full range to cover the new legislation and created as many standard variations as we can. If you can't find the one you need you can make a custom version on our website, or get in touch and we can take care of it for you.
Stairways. Available in A and B as standard.
Stairway B Identifier Sign
Floor numbers. Available in Floor -1 to Floor 9 as standard.
Ground 0 Identifier Sign
Floor 1 Identifier Sign
Flat/Room numbers. Available in 1-4 and 5-9 as standard.
Flats 1 - 4 Identifier Sign


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