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INC Law, Solicitor-Advocate
Category: Property Law
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Experience:  LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)
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I have a loft extension that needs another exit due to being

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Hi,I have a loft extension that needs another exit due to being a room within a roomIf we install an external steel staircase as an exit, is it acceptable to access it through a fire escape window instead of a door?
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  INC Law replied 18 days ago.


Thank you for your query.  I am a Solicitor-Advocate in the UK and will be assisting you with your question today.

This is a decision your local planning department or building control department will have to make a decision on.

Legally, it would be permissible but it would ultimately depend in your local council.

I hope this answers your question.  If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Many thanks