Planning, building and the environment
Changes to Part B (Fire safety) of the Building Regulations in England: Light Diffusers and Wall Coverings Consultation stage impact assessment

Changes to Part B (Fire safety) of the Building Regulations in England: Light Diffusers and Wall Coverings Consultation stage impact assessment

Published 31 January 2012
Status Partial
Type(s) Impact assessments, Consultation documents
Site Planning, building and the environment
ISBN 9781409832546
Price Free

Summary

This Impact Assessment sets out proposed changes to the provisions of Requirement B2 of the Building Regulations relating to internal fire spread (linings).

These changes are intended to reduce the burden of these provisions on thermoplastic lighting diffusers and decorative wallcoverings whilst maintaining adequate levels of safety.

This Impact Assessment is a supporting document for Section one of the 2012 Building Regulations consultation, which can be found below in the "Related publications" section. 

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