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New Requirements for SuDS implemented in Wales

7 January 2019

From 7 January 2019, all new developments in Wales of more than 1 dwelling house or where the construction area is 100 square metres or more, require SuDS for surface water.

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Government issues new guidance on the use of assessments in lieu of tests

7 January 2019

The Government has published amendments to Approved Document B in England.

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Magnesium oxide building boards

6 December 2018

NHBC has become increasingly aware of systemic failures aboard in buildings that have been constructed with magnesium oxide (MgO) building boards.

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