Ensuring Effective Traceability

Ensuring Effective Traceability

Date Published

21 September 2022

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This Guidance Note is for those who intend to place flame retardant (FR) treated wood based products on the market, to assist them in meeting their legal obligations under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and help ensure that those products will perform as declared. See Guidance Note WPA FR 4 for more information on CPR requirements.

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Case studies

Set at the end of a long rural track in Hampshire, Long Sutton Studio is a building which celebrates timber in its many forms:
softwood and hardwood, laminated, planed and rough sawn.

In 2019 an explosion of colour appeared on the sedate lawn of Dulwich Picture Gallery. It was the Colour Palace, a timber pavilion painted in exuberant geometric patterns and stripes in a kaleidoscope of zinging neon colours.