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Karl Guest joins Approved Design

A big welcome to our newest recruit Karl Guest.  Karl joins our Midlands Cannock office as a Graduate Consultant recently gaining a 1st class Honours degree in Building Surveying. Karl’s background brings…

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A Royal Visit

Her Majesty the Queen officially opened the new Birmingham Dental Hospital this week. The £50 million Dental Hospital is a flagship building providing state of the art Dental treatment and research…

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Fire Door Safety Week

Please follow the link  on the official fire door safety week logo and pledge your support http://firedoorsafetyweek.co.uk/

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New BS 7671 Wiring Regulations

The 17th Edition Wiring Regulations were updated on 1st January 2015 The new regulations will come into effect on 1st July 2015 Installations designed from 1st July 2015 should comply…

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Who’s Who?

The Approved Design Team had a couple of fun days out recently.    One of the activities involved the off road karting, a little muddy as you can see from…

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Government scraps zero carbon homes

As the dust starts to settle on the Government’s dramatic announcement in the Treasury productivity plan ‘Fixing the Foundations: Creating a more prosperous nation’ on the decision to scrap the…

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2015 changes to the Building Regulations

Please click on link below for PDF version of flyer New Building Regulations to New Dwellings 2015

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New Approved Document Q Security

Please click on link below for PDF version of Flyer New Part Q flyer June 15

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Medical Science Building – University of Leicester

A great new video from the University of Leicester explaining the new Medical Sciences building which is currently under construction.  The cutting-edge facility, to which Approved Design are providing Building…

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Martin Russell joins Approved Design

A warm welcome to our newest recruit Martin Russell.  Martin comes with a wealth of Building Control and construction experience and joins our busy London office. More information on Martin…

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