Holme Park Court
Fire Risk Assessment
An FRA is an inspection of the building to check that the fire safety arrangements in place meet the legal fire safety requirements.
They also identify what else we can do to prevent fire and keep residents safe in your homes.
Name of building
Holme Park Court
Contact us if you have any questions or concerns about fire safety in this building
Phone 01484 414886
In a fire emergency always dial 999
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Phone 01274 682311
What do I need to do if there is a fire in my building?
Stay Safe policy
Means of escape
One central stairwell and three main exit doors
Building construction and cladding
- A 17 storey purpose built block of 96 flats.
- The main ground floor entrance/egress door gives access to a foyer into the entrance lobby giving access to a communal room with kitchenette, cleaners store, service cupboard, common laundry, ancillary rooms and lift lobby with 2 x passenger lifts.
- The lift lobby gives further access to a rear protected corridor to 2 flat entrance doors, alternative exit and ancillary rooms.
- All upper levels are similar with access via a central protected shaft consisting of the passenger lifts and communal stairway.
- There is interlinking corridors/lobbies constructed around the central stair/lift shaft giving access to 6 residents flats service cupboards and bin chute room.
- The interlinking corridor/lobbies on each level, from the lift lobby, gives access to; a flat entrance lobby (3 flats) with service cupboards; to a bin chute lobby with PV & OV; to a stair lobby; to a 2nd flat entrance lobby (3 flats); and back to the lift lobby. T
- There is a level entrance, 2 alternative exits, externally accessed bin chute bin store (with sprinkler protection), lift plant room on the roof (accessed from the stairway) and two passenger lifts. The communal stairs do not discharge directly to the outside, it has a protected corridor to an alternative exit adjacent to the main entrance/egress door.
- 24/7 CCTV coverage.
- Residential flats with communal access.
- The building does have cladding
Findings from your Fire Risk Assessment & actions we are taking to address these findings in your building
New fire doors will be installed in your building
Work to ensure fires can be contained and cannot spread through areas will be undertaken
Work to install new signage for escape routes and/or fire doors will be undertaken
We will inspect the building regularly to ensure fire safety measures remain adequate
Works to install or upgrade vents which clear smoke from an area
Work to ensure the management of fire safety measures in the property are in order
Service and maintenance of your building
The information below outlines the inspections and checks we will undertake on your building and the frequency of them.
Fire Risk Assessment
The annual Fire Risk Assessment will be carried out in November 2020
If you have a lift in your building we will check it every six months.
Work to move bins to reduce fire risk
Electrical test and installation
We will test communal electrical installations such as wiring, sockets and lights every five years.
Communal gas boiler
If you have a communal gas boiler in your building which provides heating / hot water to all flats, we will inspect it every 12 months.
If you have a dry riser in your building, which is used by firefighters to distribute water to all levels, we will inspect it every six months.
Fire detection system
Fire detection systems can include fire alarms, sprinkler systems, heat detectors, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. We will check them every three months.
Emergency lighting (or escape lighting) lights up a safe exit route if the mains power fails. We will inspect the emergency lighting in your building every three months.
Automatic open vent (AOV)
AOV's are used to control the ventilation of smoke in a fire. We will inspect them every three months.