Building Safety Reforms AnnouncedApril 2020
On 2 April 2020, the Ministry of Housing confirmed a number of different reforms to the Building Regulations following the Government’s ‘Building a Safer Future’ consultation in June last year. These changes follow the recommendations made in Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety (“Hackitt Review”).
In this article, Joanna Lewis and Priya Thakrar discuss these reforms along with a number of other measures the Government has announced, including details about the Fire Safety Bill, testing of non-ACM cladding systems and updates to Approved Document B.
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