Building Regulations

LABC Guide to converting your property

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Amendments to the Approved Documents

This amendment slip shows how the old regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2000 correspond tot he new regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2010.

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APPROVED DOCUMENT Regulation 7 – Materials and workmanship

Summary Date published: January 2013 This is the current edition of Approved Document 7 – Material and workmanship, This edition has a new look and has been totally redesigned to make reading and navigation easier by using a single column format. There are no new technical requirements. This edition has been updated to reflect the full... Read more »

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APPROVED DOCUMENT P – Electrical safety – Dwellings

Summary Date published: January 2013 This current edition of Approved Document P: Electrical safety – Dwellings, has been updated and replaces the previous edition. This edition has a new look and has been re-designed to make reading and navigation easier by using a single column format. There are some legal and technical changes in this edition:... Read more »

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APPROVED DOCUMENT M – Access to and use of buildings

Summary Date published: January 2013 This current edition of Approved Document M: Access to and Use of Buildings has been updated and replaces the previous edition. It incorporates text amendments made to reflect any changes arising as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and 2013 amendments. There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements... Read more »

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APPROVED DOCUMENT L2B – Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings

Summary Date published: May 2010 reprinted Decmeber 2010 with corrections The 2010 edition (as amended) of Approved Document L2B, Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings came into effect on 1 October 2010. Further amendments to the 2010 edition came into effect on 6 April 2014 for use in England*. They update... Read more »

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APPROVED DOCUMENT L2A – Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings

Summary Date published: March 2014 The 2013 edition of Approved Document L2A, Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings, is the current edition for use in England*. It came into effect on 6 April 2014 and replaces the 2010 edition (incorporating further 2010 amendments).

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APPROVED DOCUMENT L1B – Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings

Summary Date published: May 2010, reprinted December 2010 with corrections The 2010 edition (as amended) of Approved Document L1B, Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings came into effect on 1 October 2010. Further amendments to the 2010 edition came into effect on 6 April 2014 for use in England*. They update references to third... Read more »

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APPROVED DOCUMENT L1A – Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings

Summary Date published: March 2014 The 2013 edition of Approved Document L1A, Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings, is the current edition for use in England*. It came into effect on 6 April 2014 and replaces the 2010 edition (incorporating further 2010 amendments)

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APPROVED DOCUMENT K – Protection from falling

Summary Date published: January 2013 This current edition of Approved Document K – Protection from falling, replaces the previous edition. This edition has a new look and has been totally re-designed to make reading and navigation easier by using a single column format. There are no new technical requirements. This edition has been updated by combining... Read more »

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