It’s official: government to scrap Code for Sustainable Homes

Architects Journal 20 March, 2014 | By Laura Mark The government has confirmed it will scrap the Code for Sustainable Homes and incorporate rules on energy efficiency into the Building Regulations The move is part of a huge shake-up of housing regulations, including ‘optional’ Parker Morris-style space standards for new homes, which the government wants…

Minimum Space (standards)

This is a post by Alan Richards, a journalist and blogger on legal matters, financial affairs, politics and economics, who blogs at Alrich.  We are happy to add it to the blog, dealing as it does with size standards for housing, both social and private. Anyone hoping the Government’s announcement that it is bringing in…

MPs slam plans to scrap Code for Sustainable Homes

Building 20 November 2013 | By Vern Pitt Government plans would hold back green growth Environmental Audit Committee finds MPs have slammed the government’s plans to axe the code for sustainable homes as a part of efforts to cut red tape in the house building industry. The proposal to scrap the Code for Sustainable Homes…

RIBA Croydon Bromley Sutton Branch

RIBA Croydon Bromley & Sutton is a regional branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). With over 350 members and many architectural practices, RIBA Croydon Bromley & Sutton Branch mainly covers the Boroughs of Croydon,, Bromley and Sutton. We are a non-for-profit  organisation, dedicated to promoting architecture and inspiring all involved in shaping of our environments.…