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Additional Smoke Alarms

Additional Smoke Alarms

The Scottish Government proposed in 2018 that the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 would be amended to reflect the following new requirements:

 at least one smoke alarm installed in the room most frequently used for general daytime living purposes;

 at least one smoke alarm on every floor;

 at least one heat alarm installed in every kitchen;

 all alarms should be ceiling mounted and interlinked.

The Scottish Government has now confirmed that all housing associations must comply with these new requirements by February 2021. We will contact you to arrange access for these works.

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