Approved Documents

The Building Regulations 2010

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
2010 No. 2214
BUILDING AND BUILDINGS, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Building Regulations 2010
Made - 6th September 2010
Laid before Parliament - 9th September 2010
Coming into force - 1st October 2010

Approved Document A

STRUCTURE

A1 Loading
A2 Ground movement
A3 Disproportionate collapse

Approved Document B

FIRE SAFETY

VOLUME 1 – DWELLINGHOUSES

B1 - Means of warning and escape
B2 - Internal fire spread (linings)
B3 - Internal fire spread (structure)
B4 - External fire spread
B5 - Access and facilities for the fire service

Approved Document C

SITE PREPARATION AND RESISTANCE TO CONTAMINANTS AND MOISTURE

C1- Site preparation and resistance to contaminants
C2 - Resistance to moisture

Approved Document D

TOXIC SUBSTANCES

D1 Cavity insulation

Approved Document E

RESISTANCE TO THE PASSAGE OF SOUND

E1 - Protection against sound from other parts of the building and adjoining buildings
E2 - Protection against sound within a dwelling-house etc
E3 - Reverbation in the common internal parts of buildings containing flats or rooms for residential purposes
E4 - Acoustic conditions in schools
Regulation 41 The Building Regulations 2010
Regulation 20(1) and (5) The Building (Approved Inspections etc)
Regulations 2010

Approved Document F

VENTILATION

F1- Means of ventilation

Approved Document G

SANITATION, HOT WATER SAFETY AND WATER EFFICIENCY
G1Cold water supply
G2 Water efficiency
G3 Hot water supply and systems
G4 Sanitary conveniences and washing facilities
G5 Bathrooms
G6 Food preparation areas
Water efficiency calculator for new dwellings

Approved Document H

DRAINAGE AND WASTE DISPOSAL

H1Foul water drainage
H2 Wastewater treatment systems and cesspools
H3 Rainwater drainage
H4 Building over sewers
H5 Separate systems of drainage
H6 Solid waste storage

Approved Document J

COMBUSTION APPLIANCES AND FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS

J1 Air supply
J2 Discharge of products of combustion
J2A Warning of release of carbon monoxide
J3 Protection of building
J4 Provision of information
J5 Protection of liquid fuel storage systems
J6 Protection against pollution

Approved Document K

PROTECTION FROM FALLING, COLLISION AND IMPACT

K1 Stairs, ladders and ramps
K2 Protection from falling
K3 Vehicle barriers and loading bays
K4 Protection against impact with glazing
K5 Additional provisions for glazing in buildings other than dwellings
K6 Protection against impact from and trapping by doors

Approved Document L1A

CONSERVATION OF FUEL AND POWER IN NEW DWELLINGS

L1A - Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings

Approved Document L1B

CONSERVATION OF FUEL AND POWER

L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings

Approved Document L2A

CONSERVATION OF FUEL AND POWER

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

Approved Document L2B

CONSERVATION OF FUEL AND POWER

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

Approved Document M – Volume 1

ACCESS TO AND USE OF BUILDINGS

Volume 1: Dwellings
M4(1) Category 1: Visitable Dwellings
M4(2) Category 2: Accessible and adaptable dwellings
M4(3) Category 3: Wheelchair user dwellings

Approved Document P

ELECTRICAL SAFETY - DWELLINGS

P1 Design and installation of electrical installations

Approved Document R

PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HIGH-SPEED ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

R1 In-building physical infrastructure