Building Control Guidance
The links below provide a range of information on different
areas of building work that may require a building regulations
New and replacement boilers should be high efficiency
Ensuring that any demolition is carried out in a safe manner for
workers and the public.
Information of how to apply to change the use of a building.
This Guide suggests projects that you can do to
make improvements help tackle climate change - from converting
your loft to changing the lights.
Advice on the considerations that need to be taken for cold
weather working conditions.
Dangerous buildings are investigated to make sure that
they are made safe.
When designing buildings or carrying out alterations we must
design for all abilities.
Doors can provide a means of escape and protection from
A basic guide for homeowners, designers and builders.
Information on Energy Performance Certificates for Construction
on the Planning Portal
Some buildings and work are exempt from the requirements of the
Most extensions have to conform to the Building Regulations
Further information on ensuring a building is as safe as
possible in the event of a fire.
Gas Safe Register
It is law that anyone carrying out gas work is on the Gas Safe
Register from 1 April 2009.
The conversion of a garage into a living space is treated as a
change of use of a building.
If you are having construction or refurbishment work done, you
may need to notify the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and you
may have other duties as well.
The cavity wall insulation and roof insulation must meet energy
LABC Warranty works in partnership with LABC providing
residential and non-residential warranties
Roofspace or attic conversions usually require a Building
If work falls under the party wall act you must notify all
In parts of Wales, levels of radon gas are much
greater because of the underlying geology.
Renewable Technologies and Energy Efficiency
Trade Guides to incorporating renewable energy and energy
efficiency are avalilable here.
Alterations to a roof including windows or re-roofing may need
Ensuring that sports grounds are safe for public use.
Replacement windows have to comply with strict thermal
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