Statutory guidance

Structure: Approved Document A

Building regulation in England covering the structural elements of a building.

Documents

Approved Document A: structure

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Detail

This edition covers the loadings on a building, and the construction of the structural elements including the foundations, walls, floors, roofs and chimneys.

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