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Circulars

We will use circulars to inform you of new or altered building regulations policy.

Before 31 December 2011, circulars and circular letters were published by the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG) for England and Wales. Any that were current on 31 December 2011 still apply to Wales. They can be seen on the Gov.uk website (external link).

Any circulars and circular letters published on the Gov.uk website after 31 December 2011 will not apply to Wales.

Building Regulation Circular WG 009/2015

01/02/16
This circular provides guidance on Approved Inspector final certificates and regulation 17 of the building (Approved Inspector etc.) Regulations 2010.
 

Building Regulation Circular WG - 008/2015

27/08/15
This circular informs of amendments to Approved Document B (Fire Safety) Volume 1 and 2 – 2016 editions.
 

Building Regulation Circular WG - 007/2015

27/08/15
This circular informs the effects of amendments made to the Building Regulation by the Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2015.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 013/2014

23/06/15
This circular letter informs building control bodies that Welsh Ministers have issued a notice of approval for the calculation methodologies for CO2 emissions.
 

Building Regulation Circular WG - 001/2015

10/02/15
This circular informs of the closure of the British Institute of Non-destructive Testing’s (BINDT) air pressure testing scheme.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 010/2013

06/01/15
This circular issues an amendment slip outlining changes to Approved Documents Part L1A, L1B, L2A and L2B.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 007/2014

26/03/14
We have approved CICAIR (Construction Industry Council Approved Inspectors Register) Limited as the body designated to approve Approved Inspectors in Wales.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 006/2014

05/03/14
We have approved a new scheme provider for professional indemnity and public liability insurance policies for Approved Inspectors.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 004/2014

17/02/14
This circular clarifies the effect of amendments made to the Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2014 S.I. 2014/110 (W. 10).
 

Building regulation circular WG - 003/2014

17/02/14
This circular clarifies the effect of amendments made to the Building Regulations etc (Amendment No. 3) (Wales) and Domestic Fire Safety Regulations 2013 (S.I. 2013/2730 (W. 264).