National housing standards

Dept. for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

Accessible housing standards

Publication date: 2015
Ranking: essential

A range of new standards for the construction of  residential development have been introduced. Many issues relating to the way they will be implemented and administered are still to be resolved
by local planning authorities and both private and public building
control bodies.

Highlighted here are the Space Standards for England along with the accessibility standards in Approved Document Part M of the Building Regulations.

To obtain a copy of these documents please use these links:

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Department of Communities and Local Government
2 Marsham Street


Telephone: 030 3444 0000
Email: (Form to complete).


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