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i have just moved in to a new home with my in-laws and having known my love for shooting for years, have just expressed that they do no want my gunsafe under their roof.
The only option open to me is a brick built garage with g.w.o door and the benefit of a pitched slated roof.
2 questions i thank you for in advance for answering.
1) will the police approve this as a secure location? (on private gated property)
2) will this outside area affect my optics and ammunition? (temperature changes etc)
please help asap as i want to fix safe, get approval and go for a shoot in my new area, stunningly beautiful cornwall.
This link will give you the information as to the standards required regarding garages.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... rms-fa1968
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They did that after you moved in?
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I would be spitting feathers if they waited until after moving in to tell you that (assuming you actually asked them beforehand if it was OK, and not just assumed it would be?) and it would forever sour what relationship you had with them up to now.
Will they allow you to make the necessary considerable modifications to their garage to try and make that work though?