The Building Safety Act paved the way for new regulations affecting buildings and those who create them. Hywel Davies summarises the changes coming into force
The Government has issued guidance to help landlords address the health risks of damp and mould. Hywel Davies explains
The proposal for a Golden Thread of information was a headline of Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building safety. Delivering the Golden Thread for a project also requires close attention to any changes to the design during construction. Hywel Davies explains the key elements of new regulations that come into force on 1st October.
The Building Regulations (Amendments etc) (England) Regulations 2023 introduce new rules for the deposit of plans. They apply to all building work and they come into force on 1st October. Hywel Davies explains the new requirements and procedures
The Building (Higher-Risk Buildings Procedures) (England) Regulations 2023 come into force on 1 October. They set out the building control processes for higher risk buildings that will apply to new projects. Hywel Davies looks at the details of the new regime
New regulations come into force on 1 October for management of higher risk buildings under Part 4 of the Building Safety Act 2022. Hywel Davies explains howAccountable Persons will need to develop the building safety case required by the new regulations
The Building Regulations (Amendments etc) (England) Regulations 2023 insert a new Part 2A into the Building Regulations 2010. This has requirements on clients to appoint designers and contractors who are competent and new duties for clients, designers and contractors. Hywel Davies explains the new requirements coming into force on October 1
The Building Safety Act paved the way for new regulations on buildings and the duties and competence of those who procure, design and build them, and for suppliers of the products and materials from which they are built. Hywel Davies summarises the various new and amended regulations that come into force on 1 October.
Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building regulations and fire safety exposed almost total failure to provide fire safety information under Regulation 38 of the Building Regulations. The changes to the Building Regulations which come into force on 1 October provide much greater clarity on provision of fire safety information as well as commissioning reports for all building work. Hywel Davies explains the requirements
With new Building Regulations coming into force on 1 October, Dame Judith Hackitt warns that those wedded to traditional ways of working risk falling foul of the law, and says a new generation of engineers have the chance to sweep away unacceptable practices. She tells Alex Smith why she won’t stop working until change happens