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Building Regulations Pocket Book

Author/EditorTricker, Ray (Herne European Consultancy (Author)
Alford, Samantha (Author)
ISBN: 9780367774172
Pub Date06/09/2022
BindingPaperback
Pages480
Edition2nd New Ed
Dimensions (mm)198(h) * 129(w)
The new edition of the Building Regulations Pocket Book has been fully updated with new 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.
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The new edition of the Building Regulations Pocket Book has been fully updated with new 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 or non-domestic jobs





Key new updates to this second edition include but are not limited to: changes in light of the Hackitt Review, updates to Approved Document B and L, 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 and DIYers.

The new edition of the Building Regulations Pocket Book has been fully updated with new 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 or non-domestic jobs





Key new updates to this second edition include but are not limited to: changes in light of the Hackitt Review, updates to Approved Document B and L, 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 and DIYers.

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 centered on the European Railways. He has held a number of posts with the Union International des Chemins de fer (UIC) [e.g. Quality Manager of the European Train Control System (ETCS)] and with the European Union (EU) Commission [e.g. European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Users Group Project Coordinator, HEROE Project Coordinator,]. He was also a UKAS Assessor (for the assessment of certification bodies for the harmonization of the Trans-European, High Speed, Railway Networks) and recently he was appointed as the Quality, Safety and Environmental Manager for the Project Management Consultancy responsible for overseeing the multi-billion-dollar Trinidad Rapid Rail System. Currently, as well as writing well over 60 books on diverse subjects such as, Quality, Safety and Environmental Management, Building, Wiring and Water Regulations for Taylor & Francis (under their Routledge imprints) and Elsevier (under their Butterworth-Heinemann and Newnes imprints!) he is busy assisting Small Businesses from around the world (usually on a no cost basis) to produce their own auditable Quality and/or Integrated Management Systems to meet the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 etc.. Samantha Alford (MSc, MCIPS) is an established technical author, instructor, business management specialist and data protection officer. She has over 35 years of continuous experience in compliance, governance and oversight and has worked in in the public, private, voluntary and charity sectors. Samantha served in the Royal Air Force for 17 years and had a wide and varied skillset. Her MSc included a specialization in performance measurement and management and she is also a certified GDPR practitioner, an IOSH health and safety manager, a quality auditor (internal, external and third party) and an experienced instructor. Her book "GDPR-A Game of Snakes and Ladders" was published by Routledge in February 2020. Samantha has extensive experience in business management at both strategic and operational levels and her skillset includes planning, policy and business documentation, procedure development, contract management and performance measurement. She is a Director of Professional Procurement and Project Management Ltd, a project services company specializing in procurement and contract strategy, programme and project delivery, project support services and technical authorship. Outside of work she is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce board.

PART 1: 1.1 What is the Building Act 1984? 1.2 What does the Building Act 1984 contain? 1.3 What are the Supplementary Regulations? 1.4 What are 'Approved Documents'? 1.5 How are buildings classified? 1.6 Who polices the Building Act? 1.7 What are the duties of the Local Authority? 1.8 What are the powers of the Local Authority? 1.9 What is the 'Building Regulations Advisory Committee'? 1.10 Who are Approved Inspectors? 1.11 Does the Fire Authority have any say in Building Regulations? 1.12 What Notices and Certificates are required? 1.13 Are there any exemptions to the Building Regulations? 1.14 Can appeals be made against a Local Authority's ruling? 1.15 What about dangerous buildings? 1.16 What about defective buildings? 1.17 What are the rights of the owner or occupier of the premises? PART 2: Community Right to Build Planning Requirements 2.1 Advertising 2.2 Aerials, Satellite Dishes and Flagpoles 2.3 BASEMENTS 2.4 Biomass-Fuelled Appliances 2.5 Ceilings and Floors 2.6 Central Heating 2.7 Change of Use 2.8 Conservatories 2.9 Conversions 2.10 Converting an Old Building 2.11 Decoration and Repairs Inside and Outside a Building 2.12 Demolition 2.13 Doors and Windows 2.14 Drains and Sewers 2.15 Electrical Work in the Home or Garden 2.16 Extensions 2.17 External Walls 2.18 Fascias 2.19 Fences, Gates and Garden Walls 2.20 Flats and Maisonettes 2.21 Flues Chimneys or Soil and Vent Pipes 2.22 Fuel Tanks 2.24 Hardstanding for a Car, Caravan or Boat 2.25 Heat Pumps 2.26 Hedges 2.27 Home Energy Generation 2.28 Hydroelectricity 2.29 Installing a Swimming Pool 2.30 Internal Walls 2.31 Insulation 2.32 Kitchens and Bathrooms 2.33 Laying a Patio, Dechking or a Driveway 2.34 Security Lighting 2.35 Loft Conversions 2.36 Micro Combined Heat and Power 2.37 New Homes and Self-Build Homes 2.38 Outbuildings 2.39 Paving Your Front Garden 2.40 Plumbing 2.41 Porch 2.42 Roof 2.43 Shops 2.44 Solar Panels 2.45 Structural Alterations - Inside 2.46 Trees 2.47 Underpinning 2.48 Warehouses and Industrial Buildings 2.49 Wind Turbines 2.50 Working from Home PART 3: 3.1 Introduction 3.2 A - Structure 3.3 B - Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings and Volume 2: Buildings Other Than Dwellings 3.4 C - Site Preparation and Resistance to Contaminants and Moisture 3.5 D - Toxic Substances 3.6 E - Resistance to the Passage of Sound 3.7 F - Ventilation 3.8 G - Sanitation, Hot Water Safety and Water Efficiency 3.9 H - Drainage and Waste Disposal 3.10 J - Combustion Appliances and Fuel Storage Systems 3.11 K - Protection from Falling, Collision and Impact 3.12 L - Conservation of Fuel and Power - Volume 1: Dwellings and Volume 2: Buildings Other Than Dwellings 3.13 M - Access to and Use of Buildings - Volume 1: Dwellings and Volume 2: Buildings Other Than Dwellings 3.14 P - Electrical Safety - Design and Installation of Electrical Installations 3.15 Q - Security - Dwellings 3.16 R - In-Building Physical Infrastructure 3.17 Regulation 7 - Materials and Workmanship PART 4: 4.0 Introduction 4.1 Foundations 4.2 Ventilation 4.3 Drainage 4.4 Cellars and Basements 4.5 Floors 4.6 Walls 4.7 Ceilings 4.8 Roofs 4.9 Chimneys 4.10 Stairs 4.11 Windows 4.12 Doors 4.13 Aaccess to and Use of Buildings 4.14 Corridors and Passageways 4.15 Sanitary Accomodation, Bathrooms and Showers 4.16. Electrical Safety 4.17 Combustion Appliances 4.18 Hot Water Storage 4.19 Liquid Fuel 4.20 Kitchens and Utility Rooms 4.21 Loft Conversions 4.22 Extensions and Editions to Buildings 4.23 Conservatories

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