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Building Regulations Part K: Protection from falling, collision and impact

Welcome to the technical guidance page for Part K of the building regulations which provides for the safety of stairs, guarding, and glazing within and around buildings.

The approved document can be downloaded below, with additional guidance below that.

Approved Document K: Protection from falling, collision and impact

Additional Guidance:

 

BCA Guidance:

BCA Technical Guidance Note 1: Glass guarding and restrictors to low level windows above ground floor level in dwellings

BCA Technical Guidance Note 16: Guarding to window openings with low cill heights