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Meeting Part M and designing lifetime homes

Author: Carroll, C., Cowans, J., Darton, D.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 1999


This guide sets out the requirements of the Building Regulations and Lifetime Homes. Two tables summarise and simplify the various requirements. The first table brings together the information necessary at a glance to what needs to be achieved to meet the Part M Building Regulations. The second table sets out the full Lifetime homes standards for reference. Section 2 provides illustrated examples and technical details on meeting Part M Regulations and Lifetime Homes standards and section 3 includes examples of house plans that meet the requirements and standards. This guide will be useful to everyone involved in the construction industry, including households, architects, developers and planners, housing associations and all those concerned with the future development of British housing.

Further Details

Pages: 36
Publish Location: York
Publisher: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
ISBN/ISSN: 1859350518
Accession Number: November 2007
Keywords: access, design, housing, United Kingdom
Reads: 236