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New Approved Document B published

MHCLG has published the New clarified Approved Document B (Fire Safety) 2019 edition – Volume 1 Dwellings and Volume 2 Buildings other than dwellings. The document comes into force in England on 30th August 2019 subject to transitional arrangements.

MHCLG has also published a Circular explaining that the guidance has been ‘significantly restructured’ and ‘redrafted to clarify its language and content.’

Quadrant Building Control will be offering CPD sessions on the new Approved Document B. To register interest please email

The MHCLG circular is available here

Approved Document B  – Vol 1 can be viewed here

Approved Document B – Vol 2 can be viewed here


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