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Part M (Access to and use of buildings)

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These Approved Documents have been amended because of the introduction of the revised Approved Document supporting regulation 7 (Materials and Workmanship).
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Technical guidance on Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations about access to and use of buildings.

This Approved Document has four requirements:

  • access to and use
  • access to extensions of buildings other than homes
  • sanitary conveniences in extension in buildings other than homes
  • sanitary conveniences in homes.

The document also mentions other standards that can be used for compliances purposes.

Archived versions of Approved Document M are available at the National Archives (external link).

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