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DESIGN PLANNING 16www.estairs.co.uk

The leading UK distributor of Italian designed staircases.

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PLANNING

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

In order that we may give a reasonably accurate quotation we require the following information;

Building Regulations

Which if any Building Regulations the project is to comply with – See chart below

Drawings

Plan drawing of the staircase in “.DWG” format

Height

Floor to floor height

Components and Materials

See chart below

COMPONENTS AND MATERIALS

STRINGERS OR CENTRAL SPINE

Powder Coated

Stainless Steel

TREADS

Beech - Stained or Natural

Oak - Stained or Natural

Metal

Glass

etc...

RISERS

Open

Closed

RAILINGS

Vertical Spindles

Horizontal Spindles

Glass

etc...

HANDRAILS

None

Matching Treads

Satin Stainless

etc...

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STAIR COMPONENTS

DESIGN OPTIONS

1 STRINGERS

Stringers may be stainless steel, mild steel painted, timber clad steel or bespoke finish.

Top Cut Zig Zag

2 SPINE SUPPORT

Single & double spine supports are available, a standard single support can accommodate treads up to 950mm.

Straight Side Fix Double Stringer

6 BALUSTRADES

Available in Float or Ultralite.

Framed

9 RAILINGS

Balustrade rails may be orientated horizontally or vertically & available in stainless steel, painted steel or wood.

Horizontal Vertical Pierced Mesh

4 CANTILEVER

Attached via a stringer or on to a supporting wall.

5 HANDRAIL

Available in stainless steel, mild steel painted or wood.

Cantilever HandrailCentre Beam Double Beam

3 TREADS

Square edge or petal shaped varieties are available in Wood, Steel or Glass. Riser bars or closed risers may be added to meet UK regulations

Square Closed RisersPetal

METAL

Stainless Steel: Brushed/Polished Painted: Matt White/Grey/Black Special Finish on Request

WOOD

Beech: Stained or Natural Oak: Stained or Natural Special Timber on Request

GLASS

Standard Float Ultralite Coloured

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BS 5395 MAX RISE (mm) CENTRE

GOING (mm)CLEAR TREAD

WIDTH (mm)NOTES

BS ENG SCO

Category: A

Domestic 1 bed + bath

Typical Diameter: 1500mm

Office shop factory

Not used by public

Typical Diameter: 1300mm - 1800mm

Secondary access

220 220 220 145 600 Utility Stairs

Max risers in

flight: 16

Category: B

Domestic 2+ beds

Typical Diameter: 1900mm

Typical Scottish Diameter: 2100mm

220 220 220 190

(Scot 225)

800

(Scot 900)

Category: C

Office shop factory

Not used by public

Typical Diameter: 1800mm - 2260mm

220 190 230 800

Category: D

Small Semi Public

Typical Diameter: 2000mm - 2250mm

190 190 250 900

Category: E

Public Staircase

Typical Diameter: 2150mm - 2550mm

School

190 170 170 250 1000 Max risers in

flight: 12

150 280

STAIR DESIGN GUIDE AND REGULATIONS - Domestic or Commercial

DOMESTIC

Minimum gap allowed:

100mm

Clear head height:

2000mm

Height of Railings on external balconies:

1100mm

NON DWELLING BUILDINGS

Closed riser

Nosing’s should contrast visually:

Minimum of 55mm wide on tread and rise

Minimum clear width:

Occasional One-way traffic - 600mm

Occasional Two-way traffic - 800mm

Regular One-way traffic - 800mm

Regular Two-way traffic - 1000mm

COMMON ACCESS FOR FLATS

Closed riser

Nosing’s should contrast visually:

Tread 50mm - 65mm wide

Riser 30mm - 55mm wide

ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS

Please note the above is for general guidance only and may be over ridden by local building regulations.