Approved Document M

Summary: Building regulations, approved document M

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Building Regulations: Approved Document M - Access Facilities for Disabled people

  • M1 Interpretation
  • M2 Access and use
  • M3 Sanitary conveniences
  • M4 Audience or spectator seating

New buildings must be built so as to allow the same rights of access and passage to disabled people as able bodied people. Suitable sanitary arrangements must be provided for ease of access and use and adequate space must be provided for audience or spectator persuits.

Building Regulation Booklets

Building Regulation Booklets

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Click on the book in the image below for an easy summary of the building regulations. This book is a must for those involved with any type of structural alteration. Even removing a wall in your home can require building regulation approval and with all home information available in Home Information Packs selling your home can be difficult if you do not have legal approval, where necessary, for work done on your house.

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Please be sure to check on the Government Planning Portal website for updates to any Building Regulations before commencing work.

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