Prohibition Notices Multi Occupancy Residential Buildings



Request detail: 

Dear Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service,

I’d like to know since 14th June 2017, how many many multi-occupancy residential buildings in your authority have been served prohibition notices by the FRS or Council due to Fire Safety concerns, with residents forced to leave?

If possible, please include as much of the following in the disclosure relating to each incident

- The date of the order 

- The address of the property

- The reasons given

- The number of individual units / homes affected (if they can provide that)

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue have not issued any Prohibition Notices to ” multi-occupancy residential buildings” since 14th June 2017. This applies to residential buildings with more than 1 residential dwelling, such as flats, apartments, HMOs and student accommodation.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service utilises the National Enforcement Register which is operated by National Fire Chiefs Council. The Enforcement Register has been moved to a new location and can be found here. At present historic records have not yet been moved to the new Register and can be viewed here.

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can complain or request an internal review of the decision. This must be done within 40 working days of receiving this response. You can do this by writing to the Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, St. Michael’s Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2HJ or email:


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Information Released: 



Tuesday, 5 January, 2021


Thursday, 28 January, 2021