The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 – January 2023

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The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 implemented the majority of the recommendations made by the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in its Phase 1 report which required a change in the law.

The regulations seek to improve the fire safety of blocks of flats in ways which are practical, cost-effective for individual leaseholders and proportionate to the risk of fire.

The regulations came into force on 23 January 2023.

See the Fire Safety(England) Regulations 2022 guidance - GOV.UK.