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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 - 013/2014

23/07/14
This circular letter informs building control bodies that Welsh Ministers have issued a notice of approval for the calculation methodologies for CO2 emissions, and also confirms the publication of the final versions of Approved Documents 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).
 

Building regulation circular WG - 001/2014

03/02/14
This circular clarifies the effect of amendments made to the Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations by Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2014 (S.I.2014/58) (W.5).
 

Building regulation circular WG - 011/2013

14/11/13
This circular clarifies amendments made to the Building Regulations to remove and replace Schedule 3 (Self certification schemes).
 

Building regulation circular WG - 010/2013

14/11/13
This circular issues an amendment slip outlining changes to Approved Documents Part L1A, L1B, L2A and L2B.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 003/2013

21/08/13
This circular confirms the removal of the Warranty Link Rule as it applies in Wales.
 

Building regulation circular WG - 002/2013

21/08/13
This circular introduces the revision to the Approved Document supporting regulation 7 (Materials and workmanship) for use in Wales.