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Type Approvals

Type Approval of a repeat design, building system or feature can speed up your subsequent site as it will always be accepted by NHBC throughout England and Wales.

Where are Type Approvals used?

Whole buildings or any repetitive element of a building can be type approved. You can get Type Approvals for:

Your NHBC building surveyor will be happy to discuss any special requirements you might have.

Apply for Type Approvals

Send your working drawings to:

NHBC Building Control, NHBC House, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK5 8FP

Your national co-ordinator will issue a certificate or advise you of necessary alterations.


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Consultation on changes to Building Regulations in England and Wales