First published 4th May, 2020

No fires shall be lit in the park without prior approval by the Parks Event Manager.

If permitted, the Event Organiser must ensure that no damage is caused to the ground or trees and that an appropriate means of fully extinguishing the fire is available at all times. 

The Event Organiser will be required to have carried out a fire risk assessment for their event in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

A suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment must be submitted to ELP no less than 4 weeks prior to the first day the event is open for business.

Use of LPG Gas or Flammable substances

The Event Organiser shall ensure that all flammable materials and other substances hazardous to health, are controlled in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH).

The Event Organiser shall ensure that the storage and use of LPG complies with the LPG Association Code of Practise Part 7 – The storage of full and empty LPG cylinders and cartridges, and the Highly Flammable Liquids and LPG Regulations 1972.

All LPG cylinders and flammable material containers, full and empty, shall be stored in the open air, on firm level ground in a well-ventilated position, and securely protected so as to deny access to all except competent and qualified employees or Agents.

Appliances specifically designed for indoor use with cylinders located on or in the appliance may be used, but shall comply with manufacturers operating procedures.

See Fire Risk Assessment (FRA)
See Fireworks
See Risk Assessment
See Special Production Effects and Hazardous Activity

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