1 For greater detail on vehicle barriers refer to BS 6189 (1982) Code of Practice for protective barriers in and about buildings. These cover circumstances where vehicles weigh more than 2.5 tonnes or are moving at greater speeds than 16 km/hour.

2 BS 5588 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings:

Part 1: Residential buildings

Part 2: Shops

Part 3: Office buildings

Part 4: Smoke control

Part 5: Fire fighting stairways and lifts

Part 6: Assembly buildings

Part 7: Atrium buildings

Part 9: Ventilation and air conditioning ductwork

Part 10: Enclosed shopping complexes

3 Home Office and other ministerial publications:

• Home Office guide to fire precautions in existing places of entertainment, Home Office, 1990.

• DHSS Firecode, Health and Social Security, HMSO, 1987.

• DES Building Bulletin 7, Fire and design of educational buildings, HMSO, 1988.

• Home Office guide to safety at sports grounds, Home Office/Scottish Office, HMSO, 1990.

4 Easiregs - the latest collection of this valuable guidance is titled Easibrief and was published for Building Design by Morgan-Grampion (Construction Press) Ltd, 1993. Many of the figures in this chapter have been redrawn from this source, courtesy of Henry Haverstock.

5 The Loss Prevention Council, 140 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HY.

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