Understanding the Building Regulations

Understanding the Building Regulations

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Although the UK's Building Regulations are complex and lengthy, their essential features are relatively straightforward. In this third edition of his bestselling book, Simon Polley brings his brief and practical guide fully up-to-date for Spon, with a number of key changes across the text, and the addition of an excellent new section. Written by this leading industry practitioner, Understanding Building Regulations is well presented, jargon-free, and a great alternative to John Stephenson's much larger and weightier The Building Regulations Explained. It is an excellent introduction for students as well as for professionals who want a first-rate entry-level text.Opening doors not to obstruct escape routes, fire alarm to emit visual and audible signal and emergency assistance alarm system also to be provided. ... Where the building requires only one toilet, a small shop for example, then it should be unisex wheelchair-accessible with extra width ... in Diagram 21 of the Approved Document should be followed, WC to accommodate a variable-height toilet seat riser.

Title:Understanding the Building Regulations
Author:Simon Polley
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2005


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