What we do

We advise the relevant secretaries of state in England and Wales on making building regulations and setting standards for the design and construction of buildings.

BRAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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We work on these topics

  1. Planning and building

    The government has simplified the planning system so councils have the freedom to make decisions in the best interests of their area. Councils and communities should be central to a system that achieves socially, environmentally and economically sustainable development. Read more

Our policies

  1. Providing effective building regulations so that new and altered buildings are safe, accessible and efficient

    Ensuring that building regulations are fair, efficient, up to date, safe and effective.

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Contact BRAC

General enquiries

BRAC Secretariat
c/o Building Regulations and Standards Division
Department for Communities and Local Government
Zone 5/E8 Eland House
Bressenden Place
London

SW1E 3DU

Enquiries relating to the Building Regulations

Building Regulations and Standards Division
Department for Communities and Local Government
Zone 5/E8 Eland House
Bressenden Place

London
SW1E 3DU

Media enquiries

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Branch
Information Centre
Ground Floor Eland House
Bressenden Place

London

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

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