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Fire Risk Assessments to your Home

As part of our commitment in ensuring that we maintain safe places for our communities to live. We have reviewed the way that we carry out our fire risk assessments, and have now included additional areas to be inspected. These inspections are required to all properties located within a block, including sheltered schemes.

What Does this Mean?

This means that the contractor will be required to access your home, this will also allow for a full inspection of your front door and they will assess the compartmentalisation (This is the ability to stop a fire from spreading throughout the block). These inspections will also include our leaseholders, to ensure we have a full understanding of the full block. 

How Can you Help?

You can help us by allowing our contractor access to your home to undertake these inspections. We will notify you when the contractor will be looking to carry out these inspections in a timely manner. During the inspection works our contractor will be in company branded clothing, the logo will match that on the letter you will receive. The inspection within your home should take no more than 30 minutes, this will involve visually inspecting each room, any loft space access and they will create a floor plan. 

Am I Notified of the Outcome?

Yes, you will be notified of any risks within your home, this will include any recommendations to reduce or remove the risks.

If you have any questions relating to these inspections please email 

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Red Kite Community Housing, Windsor Court, Kingsmead Business Park, High Wycombe, HP11 1JU

Red Kite Community Housing is the trading name of Red Kite Community Housing Limited, a charitable registered society which operates for the benefit of the community under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registered in England with the Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 31322R) and the Regulator of Social Housing (registration number 4682). VAT number 290 7410 06.