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Building Regulations & Planning Guide

 Approved Documents
For convenience, the most recent versions of the Approved Documents for the technical "Parts" of the Building Regulations' requirements are accessible from this page.  Crown copyright 2013
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Approved Document A - Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition incorporating 2004, 2010 and 2013 amendments)

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Approved Document B (Fire safety) – Volume 1: Dwellinghouses (2006 edition incorporating the 2010 and 2013 amendments)

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Approved Document B (Fire safety) – Volume 2 - Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2006 Edition incorporating the 2013 and 2013 amendments)

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Approved Document F - Ventilation (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments)

PDF Approved Document L1A Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings (2013 edition with 2016 amendments)
PDF Approved Document L1B - Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2010 edition incorporating  2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments)
PDF Approved Document L2A Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition with 2016 amendments)
PDF Approved Document L2B Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings, 2010 edition (incorporating 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments)
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Approved Document P: Electrical safety - Dwellings (2013 edition)
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Amendments to the Approved Documents 2013
DCLG has published the 2013 Amendments to Approved Documents for use with a number of current Approved Documents. This document lists the amendments to Approved Documents A, B Vol 1, B Vol 2, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L1A, L1B, L2A, L2B and M.

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Regulation 7 - Material and workmanship

Materials and workmanship (2013 edition)