Approved Documents

The technical requirements of regulations, and guidance on how to meet them, are contained in Approved Documents published by HMSO; these include:

Part A: Structure

Approved Document A

Part B: Fire Safety

Approved Documents B1 & B2

Part C: Site Preparation and Resistance to Contaminants and Moisture

Approved Document C

Part D: Toxic Substances

Approved Document D

Part E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound

Approved Document E

Part F: Ventilation

Approved Document F

Part G: Sanitation, Hot Water Safety and Water Efficiency

Approved Document G

Part H: Drainage and Waste Disposal

Approved Document H

Part J: Combustion Appliances and Fuel Storage Systems

Approved Document J

Part K: Protection from Falling, Collision and Impact

Approved Document K

Part L: Conservation of Fuel and Power

Approved Documents L1A, L1B, L2A and L2B

Part M: Access to and Use of Buildings

Approved Document M - Volumes 1 and 2

Part P: Electrical Safety - Dwellings

Approved Document P

Part Q: Security - Dwellings

Approved Document Q