This document provides guidance to those responsible for any empty premises. It is aimed at buildings which are temporarily empty and are still seen by the owners as having a viable future. It also provides guidance that may be applied to buildings whose future is less certain. Section 12 of this document contains a general checklist of actions for owners of empty buildings, parts of which are extracted and commented upon within the main document. Appendix A contains specific advice about empty buildings of architectural or historical significance, where special considerations may apply. In such cases, consultation with the appropriate authorities is recommended.
BDM10 - Code of practice for the protection of empty buildings - Fire safety and security
- 14 Oct 2008
- Building construction, structure and protection