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The documents below are Welsh Government Approved Documents that have been superseded since the 1st January 2012.

Historical Approved Documents relating to England and Wales prior to 1st January 2012 can be found on the National Archives webpage at the following link:

National Archives Approved Documents Pre 2012 (external link)

In general, building work must comply with the Building Regulations which were applicable on the submission date of a valid Building Regulation application and/or the date of commencement on site (depending on transitional provisions). Whilst Approved Documents may have been updated or superseded, archived Approved Documents may still have relevance in certain circumstances such as on going existing or regularisation applications.

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Approved Document Part B (File size: 6.81MB)
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Approved Document Part L1A (File size: 4.75MB)
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Approved Document Part L1B (File size: 3.79MB)
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Approved Document Part L2A (File size: 4.68MB)
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Approved Document Part L2B (File size: 4.93MB)