Provides background to the Building Act 1984 and its associated Building Regulations. Explains the meaning of the Building Regulations, their current status, requirements, associated documentation and how local authorities and councils view their importance. Describes the content of the Approved Documents and offers answers to typical questions that DIY enthusiasts and builders might ask concerning building projects. Information is organised by element rather than regulation. Includes changes to the Approved Documents that occurred in October 2010 and includes changes to Parts F and L, as well as Approved Documents A, C and J.
Tricker, R. and Alford, S.
Superseded by 9th edition. Supersedes 7th edition 2012. First edition 2003 (reprinted twice 2003). Second edition 2004 (reprinted 2004). Third edition 2005. Fourth edition 2006. Fifth edition 2007. Sixth edition 2011. Seventh edition first published 2012 by Routledge. Eighth edition 2014. Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group.
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