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Building regulations

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Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Building regulations set standards for design and construction which apply to most new buildings and many alterations to existing buildings.

They ensure the health and safety of people in and near buildings and cover: 

  • saving energy
  • access
  • use of buildings.

Constructing Excellence in Wales

Constructing Excellence in Wales (external link) helps the construction industry improve its performance so as to deliver better quality and value for money to its clients and end-users in Wales.