Conservatory Building Regulations

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Conservatory Building Regulations set minimum standards in the construction of buildings for the health, safety, comfort and convenience of building users.

Building Regulations Cover:

Access and facilities for disabled people Damp-proofing Drainage Electrical safety Energy conservation Fire precautions Means of escape Sound insulation Structural stability Ventilation

Download a free copy of the Building Regulations Explanatory Booklet for England & Wales from the Communities and Local Government website.

Building Regulations & Conservatories

Generally the regulations require that conservatories:

  • Are sited at ground level
  • Have a floor area not exceeding 30 sq meters
  • Are substantially glazed – no less than 50%
  • Have a roof more than 75% glazed
  • Glazing satisfies Building Regulations Part N
  • Can be permanently separated from the remainder of the property by means of a door or other barrier
  • Do not contain any drainage facilities such as a sink, WC or washing machine
  • Radiators, if fitted, are thermostatically controlled and have an ON/OFF control

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