Useful links

Building Regulations 2010

The Building Regulations 2010 can be viewed online here. The accompanying Approved Documents can be downloaded here.

A simple guide to the Building Regulations can be found on the website.

Competent Persons Schemes

Information on the Competent Person Schemes and the types of work they cover are available on the website.


Visit Submit-A-Plan for information on Building Regulations and to submit your application online.

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Information for Homeowners

The LABC have a range of videos and information for homeowners looking to develop their home, all of which can be found here.

Relevant Professional Bodies

Association for Project Safety (APS)

Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE)

Association of Environment Conscious Building (AECB)

Brick Development Association (BDA)

Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)

Building Services Research and Innovation Association (BSRIA)

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Construction Industry Council (CIC)

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA)

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Federation of Master Builders (FMB)

Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF)

Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Local Authority Building Control (LABC)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

National Federation of Builders (NFB)

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Institute of Structural Engineers

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Energy Efficiency Information

The links below will give you detailed information about climate change and all the related issues. There is also useful information about how you can reduce your energy bills.

Climate Change

Energy Efficiency in the Home

Energy Saving Trust