Wales Approved Document Part B: Fire Safety
Welcome to the Welsh Technical Guidance page for Part B of the building regulations.
This section deals with all things relating to fire safety, including means of escape, fire spread, structural fire protection and fire service access.
The approved document to satisfy the requirements can be downloaded below, with Approved Document B Volume 1 (Wales) covering dwellings and Volume 2 covering buildings other than dwellings (including flats).
Additional guidance can be found at the foot of the page. Or view a more in-depth technical guide of Mandatory Fire Suppression in Wales.
Wales Approved Document Part B: Fire Safety (Dwellinghouses)
2006 edition incorporating 2010, 2016 and 2020 amendments
Wales Approved Document Part B: Fire Safety (Buildings other than dwellinghouses)
2006 edition incorporating 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2020 amendments