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BUILDING REGULATIONS for Balustrades

BUILDING REGULATIONS for Balustrades

UK Balustrade Loading Regulations / How Strong Must a Balustrade be?

Approved Document K what it is & how it applies to balustrades and handrails – A deep dive

Approved Document M what it is & how it applies to balustrades and handrails – A summary

What is the building regulation height for a balustrade or barrier in the UK – A comprehensive guide (by building type)

Heights of a balustrade – why it is essential to get it right? When assessing the need for a balustrade,...

What is the LRV of stainless steel balustrades & hand rails?

What is LRV / Light Reflectance Values? If you’re supplying or specifying balustrades in large commercial projects or a project...

What is the building regulation height for balustrades in residential applications?

Please note the information in this article particularly relates to single-family dwellings, different regulations apply to buildings with other uses. It is...

Is laminated glass a combustible material?

What are fire regulations? Fire safety regulations are a set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire....

The types of glass and what is best for use in balustrades

In this article we will look at the following glass types in detail, compare them and look at their suitability...

What regulations or standards apply to balustrades or balustrading in the UK – A comprehensive guide

In this article, we will discuss the different regulations and standards for balustrading, where they apply and why they make...

Approved document K what it is & how it applies to balustrades and handrails – A brief summary

In this article, we’re summarizing the requirements detailed in Approved Document K for stairs and ladders. The following 14 points...
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