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Enforcement Register

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue utilises the National Enforcement Register which is operated by National Fire Chiefs Council. The Enforcement Register has been moved to a new location and can be found here. At present historic records have not yet been moved to the new Register and can be viewed here. It is not currently possible to update the historic records and therefore if you have an enquiry about enforcement action taken by Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue FRS please contact the NFCC via email on

All notices served by Royal Berkshire Fire Authority under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 will be recorded on our public register in accordance with the Environment and Safety Information Act 1988. The register is available for public inspection via our website and at reasonable hours at our Service Headquarters at Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 7SD

Information will be available within 14 days of the expiry of the 21 days statutory appeal period. Where an appeal is made a notice will not be recorded on the register until a decision has been made. In cases where an appeal is successful no entry will be made.

Entries will be kept on the register for a period of not less than three years from the date on which the notice was served.

Follow these links to view the registers:

  • Enforcement Notices – Served where the Fire Authority is of the opinion that the responsible person or any other person mentioned in article 5(3) has failed to comply with any provision of the Fire Safety Order;
  • Alterations Notice – Served where the Fire Authority is of the opinion that the premises constitute a serious risk to relevant persons (whether due to the features of the premises, their use, any hazard present or any other circumstances) or may constitute such as risk if a change is made to them or the use to which they are put;
  • Prohibition Notice – Served where the Fire Authority is of the opinion that the premises involve or will involve a risk to relevant persons so serious that the use of the premises should be prohibited or restricted.

In addition to the public register, as part of a Nationally agreed protocol, Copies of all Notices served under the above Legislation are also held on a Central Data Base by the Chief Fire Officers Association website. 

If you have any questions regarding fire safety legislation please contact your local fire safety office.