Thursday, 5 November 2015

2015 Building Regulations Update

The Building Regulations for England and Wales are regularly being updated and adjusted, and it can be difficult keeping up to date with the changes.

Local Authority Building Control have prepared the document below which provides a handy summary of recent key changes to the regulations. 

Key changes include:

  • Introduction of Approved Document Part Q relating to security of dwellings; 
  • In Wales (from Jan 16') all new dwellings, including conversions of existing buildings, will require the installation of fire suppression systems; 
  • Changes to Part M have split the Approved Document in two and make a greater distinction between different types of dwelling

If you would like a copy of the document, please drop a line to our office. 

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