Guidance in this Circular Letter applies to buildings and building work in England. The MHCLG has issued a Circular Letter that is principally relevant to projects for which a full plans application is made or initial notice submitted from this date - 10th September 2018.
The MHCLG has issued a consultation document proposing amendments to both Volumes of Approved Document B to align with proposals (under consultation itself) to Ban Combustible in the External Walls of High Rise Residential Buildings and issues highlighted following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy.
The Secretary of State announced the launch of a consultation on banning the use of combustible materials on the external walls of high-rise residential buildings.
The ACAI (Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors) have formed an initial response to the Dame Judith Hackett report representing the voice of approved inspectors.
Dame Judith Hackitt reports the need for a more ‘prescriptive approach’ to building regulation. The recommendations for the Building Control System published in the ‘Interim Report of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, Building a Safer Future’, https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-review-of-building-regulations-and-fire-safety-interim-report in January were namely: Consultation by building control bodies and by those commissioning or designing buildings [...]
Construction industry professionals, from across the North West, were presented with the latest information about Cladding and Fire Safety for Hi-Rise buildings during a Salus Approved Inspectors national CPD roadshow event at the Hard Days Night hotel in Liverpool in March, 2018.
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