Building regulations

The Building Safety Act: what do you need to know?
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After months of debate and amendments, the Building Safety Bill finally received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022. It is intended to “create lasting generational change” to the way residential buildings are constructed and maintained in the UK following the 2017 Grenfell Tower disaster, while protecting the rights of leaseholders....
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National Structural Timber Specification for Building Construction
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Timber design and specification need no longer demand such a ‘special’ approach. Yet timber is a uniquely renewable product and its properties and characteristics require understanding and respect in order to meet clients’ aspirations.
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Use of structural timber permitted in buildings up to 18 metres
Use of structural timber permitted in buildings up to 18 metres
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Update to Approved Document B: Structural timber has been officially permitted for use in the external walls of all buildings up to 18 metres.
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