Building Regulations Pocket Book (Routledge Pocket Books) (Paperback)

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Building Regulations Pocket Book (Routledge Pocket Books) (Paperback)


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The new edition of the Building Regulations Pocket Book has been fully updated with recent changes to the UK Building Regulations and Planning Law. This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office - wherever you are - this is the book you'll refer to time and time again to check the regulations on your current job.

  • Part 1 provides an overview of the Building Act.
  • Part 2 offers a handy guide to the dos and don'ts of gaining the Local Council's approval for Planning Permission and Building Regulations Approval.
  • Part 3 presents an overview of the requirements of the Approved Documents associated with the Building Regulations.
  • Part 4 is an easy-to-read explanation of the essential requirements of the Building Regulations that any architect, builder or DIYer needs to know to keep their work safe and compliant on both domestic and non-domestic jobs.

Key new updates to this second edition include, but are not limited to: changes to the fire regulations as a result of the Hackitt Review, updates to Approved Document F and L, new Approved Documents covering Overheating (AD-O) and Infrastructure for the charging of electric vehicles (AD-S), amendments to and the reinstatement of the Manual to the Building Regulations. This book is essential reading for all building contractors and sub-contractors, site engineers, building engineers, building control officers, building surveyors, architects, construction site managers as well as DIYers and those who are supervising work in their own home.

Ray Tricker is a Senior Consultant with over 50 years continuous service in Quality, Safety and Environmental Management, Project Management, Communication Electronics, Railway Command, Control and Signalling Systems, Information Technology and the development of Molecular Nanotechnology.He served with the Royal Corps of Signals (for a total of 37 years) during which time he held various managerial posts culminating in being appointed as the Chief Engineer of NATO's Communication Security Agency (ACE COMSEC). Most of Ray's work since leaving the Services has centred on the European Railways. Samantha Alford (MSc, MCIPS) is an established compliance and business management consultant and technical author. She served in the Royal Air Force for 18 years and has over 35 years of experience in a range of fields including Governance, Oversight and Strategic Planning, and Compliance. Sam has worked in the public, private, charity and voluntary sectors and is currently Director of a consultancy providing data protection guidance to small businesses and technical authorship.
Product Details ISBN: 9780367774172
ISBN-10: 0367774178
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Pages: 672
Language: English
Series: Routledge Pocket Books