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Approved Document A - Structure

Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition)

Publication title: Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments)
Date published: reprinted September 2013
ISBN: 978 1 85946 508 0
Price: £12.50 (free to download)

Summary

This current reprint of Approved Document A - Structure, incorporates amendments made to the 2004 edition. This includes the July 2013 amendments that came into force on 1 October 2013. This reprint further incorporates editorial corrections and amendments.

There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements in Schedule 1 (ie Parts A to P) of the Building Regulations.

This Approved Document gives guidance for compliance with the Building Regulations for building work carried out in England. It also applies to building work carried out on excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009.

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Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition incorporating 2004, 2010 and 2013 amendments) (PDF 3.94 MB)
This reprint supersedes the previous 2004 editions (see archived versions below) by incorporating the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010 and 2013 amendments (see archived versions below).

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This is a priced publication available from RIBA Bookshops Mail Order, The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1RH. Order through the orders telephone line: 0191 244 5557, Fax: 0191 244 5553, Email: sales@ribabookshops.com or visit the RIBA online bookshop to buy online.

Archived versions

2013 Amendments:

Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition incorporating 2010 amendments) (PDF 3.70 MB)
This supersedes the original 2004 edition (see archived version below) by incorporating the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010.

2013 Amendments to Approved Documents (PDF)
For use from 6 April 2013 with the current Approved Document.

July 2013 Amendments to Approved Document (PDF 1.87 MB)
For use from 1 October 2013 with the current Approved Document.

2010 Amendments:

Amendments to Approved Documents and Compliance Guides 2010: List of revisions and corrections (PDF 123Kb)
This amendment slip shows how the old regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2000 correspond tot he new regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2010.

2004 Edition:

Approved Document A - Structure (2004 Edition incorporating 2004 amendments) (PDF 2.87 MB)
This previous edition of Approved Document A - Structure, incorporates amendments made in 2004..

1992 Edition:

Approved Document A - Structure (1992 Edition) (PDF 7.62 MB)

Copyright

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