Date Published: May 2015
Stock Code: 85228
Approved Document M: Access to and use of buildings Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings (2015 edition) This revised volume of Approved Document M supports requirements M1, M2 and M3 of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010.
The main changes are: · The following sections of the previous version of Approved Document M have been deleted and replaced by Volume 1 of this Approved Document (as listed above): Section 6: Means of access to and into the dwelling, Section 7: Circulation within the entrance storey of the dwelling, Section 8: Accessible switches and sockets in the dwelling, Section 9: Passenger lifts and common stairs in blocks of flats, Section 10: WC provision in the entrance storey of the dwelling.
This revised Approved Document will take effect on 1 October 2015 for use in England. The 2004 edition of Approved Document M with the 2010 and 2013 amendments will continue to apply to work started before 1 October 2015 or work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before that date.