Useful links

Association of Building Engineers (ABE)

ABE is the professional body for those specialising in the technology of building.

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British Board of Agrément (BBA)

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British Geological Survey (BGS)

Advice on radon protection measures in new and extended buildings.

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Building Research Establishment (BRE)

The BRE Group is a world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisation delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.

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Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE)

Advice and guidance on disabled issues.

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Department for Communities and Local Government

Communities and Local Government's vision is of prosperous and cohesive communities, offering a safe, healthy and sustainable environment for all.

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DIY Doctor

Completely free self-build and DIY help from qualified tradesmen through an interactive question and answer service plus tips, tricks and projects.

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Fire Protection Association (FPA)

Guidance on a wide range of fire safety issues.

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Health Protection Agency (HPA)

Guidance on radon.

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LABC Services (LABC)

LABC is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in building design and construction.

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Part 'P'

The firms registered with this scheme are electrical installers who have been approved to self-certify that their work complies with the Building Regulations.

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Planning Portal

Building Control, Approved Documents, Party Wall Act.

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Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

RIBA is the UK body for architecture and the architectural profession.

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

RICS is the leading source of land, property, construction and related environmental knowledge.

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The Stationery Office (TSO)

Details of many Government publications including the Statutory Instruments containing the Building Regulations.