The Government is consulting on proposed amendments to Appendix A of both volumes of Approved Document B (Fire Safety) of the Building Regulations.

This is part of the work which the Government is undertaking in response to Dame Judith Hackitt's Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.

The Government response to this consultation will, additionally,  take into account findings and recommendations made by Dame Judith Hackitt’s final report on the Building Regulations and Fire Safety system, which is due to be published in the Spring.

Full details of the proposals being consulted on and the Impact Assessment can be found in the consultation document which is available on the GOV.UK website.

The consultation will open on 11 April and will run for 7 weeks ending on 25 May.

If you have any questions relating to this consultation please email: