Approved Documents


The Building Regulations set standards for the design and construction of buildings, primarily to ensure the safety and health for people in or around those buildings, but also for energy conservation and access to and about buildings. The Approved Documents provide information on how you can comply with the Building Regulations in Wales.



Approved Document Amendments

Amendments to the Approved Documents: A, B Vol. 1, B Vol. 2, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L1A, L1B, L2A, L2B, M, N and P. Changes to these Approved Documents are needed due to the introduction of the revised Approved Document supporting regulation 7 (Materials and Workmanship).

To download the Amendments please use the link below:

Amendments 2013


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