Chelsea Potter

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Monday 22nd September 2014


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Chelsea Potter

4 years ago
Regulations for Commercial Property Rental

Hi James,

To answer your question, it depends on whether you are the landlord or not. As you mention renting, it won't be your responsibility to carry out any fire prevention measures.

Your landlord will have to carry out a risk assessment and add suitable fire prevention measures in the shop. If there isn't do query this. As you say small shop you won't need a mains alarm but a battery powered smoke alarm - see this post for more information http://www.firesafetystore.co.uk/landlords-guide-to-fire-safety-inspections.html

Your landlord will have had to carry out all necessary inspections before you moved in and he should be liable for repairs. This should be the case but i would check your contract to be certain and any issues you have, raise with him.... Read More