We've created a simple e-guide which provides development teams with a convenient “one click” access to all of the current compliance guidance that you are likely to need in order to discharge your compliance responsibilities. We hope you find the guide useful.
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New Thermal Building Regulations released
Following extensive consultation the government has now published its updated Building Regulations for England which includes amendments to Approved Documents F (ventilation), and L (Conservation of fuel and power), as well as introducing a new approved document for Overheating (Part O).
The new Regulations will apply from June 2022 so applications received after that date will need to comply wit the new requirements.
The key changes are as follows:
Building Regulations in England and Wales are currently undergoing a complete overhaul with the Building Safety Bill likely to proceed into law in Spring 2022. Already the Government has introduced a series of measures for high rise residential buildings, notably the “Gateway process” which requires projects to be assessed at three key stages:
We were very pleased recently to welcome Richard Harral, Technical Director, CABE to our in-house training session at Building Consents. As usual Richard was very entertaining but the most important aspect was finding out more of the Building Safety Bill and how it's going to affect us as all whether as a company or individuals plus the affect it will have on our clients.
We recently met up at HQ for a team lunch and a catch up. Never realised there was that many of us until now!
Pictured (l to r): James Dunne, Dominic Manwaring; Bob Allen; Carl Williams; Raghbir Kang; Maria Nuttall; Sjaak Breederveld; Rhys Nuttall; Maxine Cromack; Edward Coleman; Gabriel Clarke; Leanne Slater; Trevor jacklin; Larry King; Glyn Thomas