Generic Emergency Evacuation Plan – Lord Napier House

The purpose of a Generic Emergency Evacuation Plan (GEEP) is to enable visitors to the building with restricted mobility or those who may not be able to evacuate unaided to become familiar with the layout, evacuation procedures, available equipment and communication devices. If you feel that this document does not provide you with sufficient information or that you require further assistance, please contact the college on 01865 274770

The Building: Lord Napier is located off the main site, and is a 2-story residential property with a basement. This building is used for student accommodation comprising of 8 rooms.

There are 2 fire exits available from the front and side of this building and I internal stair case leading to the outside of the building and may be used in the event of a fire.  In addition, there is a fire exit on the first floor onto external stairs which can also be used in the event of an emergency.  It is not recommended that persons with significant mobility constraints should use the building without a Personal Emergency Egress Plan (PEEP) being put in place.

Action required on hearing the Fire Alarm: If able, you should leave the building immediately by the nearest fire exit (see attached floorplans) and report to the assigned assembly points which are the car park at the rear and directly outside the front of the building.  Staff/Secuirty services will sweep the building if evacuation is required, staff will stay with any guest who cannot egress and will call for assistance.

Other recommendations: The fire escapes are not accessible by a wheelchair.  Visitors to this Green Templeton College accommodation should familiarise themselves with the floor layout of the building they are in. Floor plans have been provided with this document

Refuge areas

  • There are no refuge areas for Lord Napier. If unable to egress, a member of staff or OUSS sweeping the building will stay with the guest and call for assistance.

Basement Lord Napier House

Basement Lord Napier House Plan

Ground Floor Lord Napier House

Ground Floor Lord Napier House

First Floor Lord Napier House

First Floor Lord Napier House

Key For Emergency Exits And Assembly Point

Fire action notices are in every area within the college and stipulate the action in the event of discovering a fire or in the event of the fire alarm sounding in the building. Please familiarise yourself with the instructions on this notice and comply in the event of a fire or the fire alarm. In the event of a fire please call 999.

Fire Action Sign

Fire doors are designed to protect escape routes within buildings and limit the growth of a fire. Any door labelled with one of the above signs will resist a fire for a minimum of 30 minutes. Please ensure that you do not prevent any door with this label from shutting and if you find a door that does not shut then please report it to a member of staff.

Fire Door Sign

The fire alarm systems in this building rely on smoke and heat detectors. In addition to these there is the additional measure of Fire alarm call points which will trigger the fire alarm system within a building. If you see a fire, ensure your own safety first and if possible activate a call point by pushing the plastic window.

Fire Alarm Sign