Fire safety

Requests relating to fire safety at work, fire safety in the home and in the community.

Waking Watches

Received: 

Monday, 23 November, 2020

Responded: 

Thursday, 3 December, 2020

Request detail: 

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, could you provide details of the following:

1. The number of residential buildings in your authority area where a permanent ‘waking watch’ (fire wardens) are in place to ensure they meet fire safety standards

2. The number of these where the reason for the waking watch relates to concerns about the cladding/external façade of the building

3. The length of time these waking watches have been in place

Waking Watches

Received: 

Monday, 16 November, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 23 November, 2020

Request detail: 

Please provide the following information:

1.            How many ‘waking watches’ are in currently place in residential buildings in your area due to flammable cladding or other fire safety defects

a.            How many of these buildings are over 18m

b.            How many of these buildings are between 11m and 18m

2.            How many buildings in your area have had temporary alarm systems installed over the last year due to flammable cladding or other fire safety defects

a.            How many of these buildings are over 18m

Shirehall, Shrewsbury

Received: 

Monday, 12 October, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 9 November, 2020

Request detail: 

In respect of Shropshire's Shirehall, please provide any assessment, audit, inspection, advice or enforcement legal notice that has been issued to Shropshire Council concerning the fire safety, risks or condition of the Shirehall and its use that your service has issued in the last 5 years. If any of the above requested items comprise a series then please provide only the latest report in each case.

 

Grenfell

Received: 

Tuesday, 23 June, 2020

Responded: 

Friday, 17 July, 2020

Request detail: 

am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

 

ALL the following questions relate to the time period in the immediate aftermath of the publication of Grenfell Inquiry Phase 1 recommendations on 30th October 2019 to present day. 

1. As required by the Grenfell recommendations, how many owners/managers of a high-rise residential building have confirmed to you they have carried out regular inspections of any lifts that are designed to be used by firefighters in an emergency? 

Fire Safety Audits

Received: 

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 8 June, 2020

Request detail: 

Please provide the following information

1. How many fire safety audits were undertaken in the financial year:

a) 2017/18

b) 2018/19

c) 2019/20

2. Number of fire safety audits conducted at the following type of premises in 2019/20

Hospital

School

House converted to flats

Purpose built flats

HMO

Shop

Office

Licensed premises

Hotel

Care home

Factory

Warehouse

994

Received: 

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Responded: 

Wednesday, 19 February, 2020

Request detail: 

Please treat this as a formalrequest for information under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

Please provide the following 

991

Received: 

Thursday, 6 February, 2020

Responded: 

Friday, 7 February, 2020

Request detail: 

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, could you provide details of the following:

1. Following the Grenfell fire, and a recommendation from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's (formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government) in June 2017 to implement interim mitigating measures to ensure the safety of residents, pending replacement of cladding, how many residential buildings have introduced ‘waking watches’ in your area to ensure they meet fire safety standards?

2. Can you list the buildings?

Fire Setters

Received: 

Monday, 16 December, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

Request detail: 

We are collecting information relating to Junior Firesetter intervention for 2018/19 to enable a national dataset to be collated thereby enabling a true picture of the current problem faced by Fire & Rescue Service across England, Scotland and Wales.

We would prefer to receive this information in electronic form by e-mail 

Please fill in the summary table attached and return along with your response.

Enforcement actions and prosecutions

Received: 

Monday, 21 October, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 4 November, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, 

Please could you tell me how many, in each of the past 10 financial years (2009-2019) years:

1. Enforcement notices have been issued

2. Prohibition notices have been issued

3. Prosecutions instigated.

Please could this be broken down on a yearly basis and according to each type of enforcement action.

 

Evacuation in HRRBs

Received: 

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 5 November, 2019

Request detail: 

We are collecting information about what measures Fire and Rescue Services are taking to address the risk of serious compartmentation failure in high rise residential buildings (HRRBs) since the Grenfell Tower Fire of 14 June 2017.

Below is the information we would like to obtain from you under the Freedom of Information Act.

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