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Building Regulations and Technical Design

What are building regulations?

Building regulations are a crucial set of legal requirements that encompass a wide range of factors, from ensuring structural integrity and thermal performance to implementing sound-proofing measures, proper drainage systems, and comprehensive fire safety protocols. These regulations are in place to ensure that all homes are built to a high standard, providing residents with a safe and healthy environment in which to live.

However, meeting all of these requirements can be a complex and challenging process. To ensure that your project is fully compliant, it is important to work with a team of specialists, including a structural engineer and other experts who can provide the necessary technical knowledge and guidance.

Once your project is ready, it will be assessed by either your local building control or a privately hired approved inspector, who will examine all aspects of the construction to ensure that it meets all the necessary regulations.

What about building regulations drawings?

If you're embarking on a construction project, you'll know that there are a lot of legal requirements to consider. Building regulations are a key part of this process, and ensuring that your project meets all the necessary standards can be a daunting prospect. That's where our team at Hushoom comes in!

To make sure that your project is fully compliant, we recommend commissioning a set of technical drawings that provide detailed instructions on how to meet all the relevant regulations. Our building regulations packages are designed to do just that, and are prepared by our team of expert technicians, who work closely with other specialists such as structural engineers and CCTV drainage surveyors.

By bringing together all the necessary expertise, we can create a high-quality building regulations package that gives your contractor clear instructions on how to meet all the legal requirements during construction. So, whether you're building your dream home or embarking on a commercial project, you can have confidence in our team's ability to help you navigate the complex world of building regulations.

The difference between planning and building regulations drawings

When it comes to building your dream project, you'll need to navigate a range of technical requirements and regulations. While planning drawings are all about the design, building regulations drawings are a different ball game altogether. These drawings are much more complex and factor in everything from the structural integrity of your build to essential features such as fire safety, drainage, moisture resistance, soundproofing, ventilation, and much more.


Building Regulations

Discover how to transform your home


Plan out the new spaces and rooms


How the proposal will affect neighbouring properties


Get planning permission from the council


Communicate construction methods


Structural information from a qualified engineer


Building regulations compliance


Insulation details


Fire safety strategy


Changes to plumbing and drainage


Example planning drawings

Example building regulation drawing

How we can help

At Hushoom, we understand that the building regulations process can be daunting, which is why our team of experts is here to help. Our technical drawings are designed to meet all the necessary requirements, ensuring that your project is fully compliant and that you can have confidence in the quality of your build. So, whether you're starting from scratch or looking to renovate an existing space, our team can help you navigate the complex world of building regulations with ease.

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