Scottish Regulations Explained

The only difference between the English regulations and Scottish regulations regarding staircases are as follows:

Stairs - Going and Rise.

Domestic Staircases

England

Scotland

The minimum going of a private stair is

220

225

The maximum rise of a private stair is

220

220

Public Staircase

England

Scotland

The minimum going of a public stair is

250

250

The maximum rise of a public stair is

190

170

stairs going and rise explained

Staircase Handrails.

 

England

Scotland

 

Min

Max

Min

Max

Rake Handrail

900

1000

840

1000

Landing Handrail

900

1100

840

1000

 

staircase handrails

Please Note:  All external balustrade has to be 1100mm high.

Pears Stairs are able to assist you with any staircase regulation questions you have, please don't hesitate to contact us we are a very friendly company. Phone Pear Stairs on 01938 553311.