Landings shall allow safe use of the staircase.

Landings should be:

  • provided at the top and bottom of every flight
  • level and at least the same depth and width as the width of the stair.

Door swings should not obstruct landings. A door may open across the bottom landing of private stairs where the swing is a minimum of 400mm from the first tread.

Pivot windows should not obstruct the landing area or stair flight when they are opened.