MHCLG Fire Doors FAQs for Local Authorities and Housing Associations

MHCLG has published a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for councils on fire doors.


The government began investigating the fire door industry after it was found that a glazed, glass reinforced plastic (GRP) composite flat front entrance fire door from Grenfell Tower manufactured by Manse Masterdor failed a 30 minute fire resistance test, required by buildings regulations guidance, after approximately 15 minutes.

The independent expert advisory panel, appointed to advise on immediate safety action following the Grenfell Tower fire, recommended the department undertake an investigation into the wider fire door market to understand how widespread the problem was.

Read the FAQs
MHCLG Fire Doors FAQs for Local Authorities and Housing Associations

If you have any queries you would like us to raise with the Ministry and are not already in touch with them directly, please contact Priya.Thethi@local.gov.uk