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Garden buildings and the Party Wall Act
Building Regulations

Garden buildings and the Party Wall Act

The Party Wall Act 1996 governs building work that affects a shared wall, boundary or structure between adjoining properties. It sets out the specific process …

4 Ways To Guarantee Your Building Remains Durable In A Difficult Environment
Building Regulations

4 Ways To Guarantee Your Building Remains Durable In A Difficult Environment

When you’re working on the construction of a new property, it’s always important to think about durability. Some environments will make the creation of a …

Kensa Welcomes Government Response to Future Homes Standard Consultation
Building Regulations

Kensa Welcomes Government Response to Future Homes Standard Consultation

Kensa Group CEO, Simon Lomax, has welcomed the Government’s long-awaited response to the recent Part L Future Homes Consultation, which states that from 2025, no …

7 Things Your Building Surveyor Should Check
Building Regulations

7 Things Your Building Surveyor Should Check

A survey is an important part of any property transaction. This building survey will tell buyers and sellers if there is anything important that needs …

Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Building Regulations

Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The Government has opened a consultation on mandatory installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in England. While the consultation, which closes on 11 January …

More work needed on Building Safety Bill in order to protect leaseholders
Building Regulations

More work needed on Building Safety Bill in order to protect leaseholders

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee released their report on the draft Building Safety Bill this week outlining their concerns that the draft does …

IRPM responds to the Government on cladding
Building Regulations

IRPM responds to the Government on cladding

The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) has responded in detail to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s recent call for evidence on cladding. …

Building Safer Buildings -  A Primer
Building Regulations

Building Safer Buildings – A Primer

Construction companies do not only have the task of erecting buildings on time and on budget. They also have the responsibility to make sure these …

Building re-occupation should drive focus on emergency lighting – says Abtec BT on 1st anniversary of ARGOHub launch
Building Regulations

Building re-occupation should drive focus on emergency lighting – says Abtec BT on 1st anniversary of ARGOHub launch

Twelve months on from the launch of a ground-breaking emergency lighting software technology, Abtec Building Technologies (Abtec BT) says it is now as important as …

WHERE DOES THE BUILDING SAFETY BILL LEAVE PRODUCT TESTING?
Building Regulations

WHERE DOES THE BUILDING SAFETY BILL LEAVE PRODUCT TESTING?

The UK government has recently published a draft landmark bill which is designed to improve residents’ safety in their homes. The Building Safety Bill, which …