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STAIR FLIGHTS AND LANDINGS to BS 8110:1997 2

STAIR FLIGHTS AND LANDINGS to BS 8110:1997

A stair flight is a run of stairs or steps between landings. A staircase or stairway is one or more flights of stairs leading from one floor to another, and includes landings, newel posts, handrails, balustrades and additional parts.

Flight. It is a continuous series of steps in one direction,, separated by horizontal platforms or winders. Landing. It is the horizontal platform provided at the top-of a flight. If the landing is of a rectangular shape, having a length equal to twice the width of the stairs, the landing is called Half Space Landing

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