Consultation description: In 2018 the Welsh Government consulted on banning the use of combustible materials in and on the external walls of specific types of high-rise buildings. Following the consultation, the Building Regulations 2010 (“Building Regulations”) were amended to restrict the use of combustible materials in and on external walls and specified attachments to a list of materials essential for construction but without an available non-combustible alternative. They are now proposing to:
Full documentation can be found here: Amendments to Part B (Fire Safety) of the Building Regulations and associated statutory guidance documents, including a call for evidence. (gov.wales) If the WTA receives representation we will submit a response.