Collection

Approved Documents

The Approved Documents provide guidance on ways to meet the building regulations.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government publishes guidance called ‘Approved Documents’ on ways to meet building regulations.

These contain:

  • general guidance on the performance expected of materials and building work in order to comply with the building regulations
  • practical examples and solutions on how to achieve compliance for some of the more common building situations

Building Regulations and Approved Documents index

Archived documents

Published 9 April 2010
Last updated 21 April 2016 + show all updates
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