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Welcome to the Spotlight page. Here you'll find information and resources on the most recent technical guidance and issues. (Looking for news on third party events and conferences? Visit our Featured Events page.)

Building Regulations Update 2016 (pdf)

Front cover of Approved Document R - Wales Re-designed Approved Documents for Wales came into effect in June 2017. View them here.
LABC Guide to site inspection records and reporting standards - image LABC guide to site inspection records and reporting standards - this revision to building control reporting standards that came into force 1 April 2017. Read more.

 
Part R Approved Document introduced, 1 January 2017
Picture of a fire - smoke control to common escape routes report

Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape
Routes in Apartment Buildings (from the Smoke Control Association)

Building Regulations Update 2016 (pdf)
Signs with blue sky in the background - LABC circulars Building Regulations circulars 2010 - 2016
Fire sprinkler - Fire Supression guide Wales Mandatory Fire Suppression Wales