10.1.6Resistance to fire spread

Garages shall be constructed so as to prevent fire spread to the home from the garage.

Fire resistance between homes and integral or attached garages may be provided by:

  • a wall in brickwork, blockwork or fire-resisting studwork up to the underside of the roof covering
  • a half-hour fire-resisting floor or ceiling
  • constructions where nominal half-hour fire resistance can be proven.