Fire safety of your building: advice for tenants and residents

Advice if you have concerns about the fire safety of your building.



If you have any concerns regarding the safety of your building, you should:

  • in the first instance, contact your landlord or building owner
  • if you are still concerned, you should then contact your local authority or local fire and rescue service for advice
  • if you do not feel that the issue has been sufficiently dealt with, you can contact the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government building safety team by emailing:

You may also find the following information and resources useful:

In an emergency, you should always dial 999

Published 30 August 2017