All new and converted residential dwellings in Wales must be fitted with an approved automatic fire suppression system, under new laws coming into effect soon. But what does this mean for you?
The Welsh Government implemented the Domestic Fire Safety Regulations 2013 with a two phase approach. The first stage required the installation of fire sprinklers. It came into effect in Wales in April 2014 and applied to care homes, halls of residence, children’s homes and some hostels.
The second stage of this legislation is due to come into effect on 1 January 2016, when ALL new and converted residential dwellings must be fitted with an approved automatic fire suppression system.