Balcony Regulations/ Industry Guidance
There are many different factors and organisations which affect the way balconies are designed. Balcony regulations and standards span many BS EN standards and other organisations guidance. So how can the balcony regulation and guidance be digested simply?
We’ve researched these in detail and summarise our findings in this section.
What Building Regulations do balconies need to comply with?
Learn about the many building regulations that balconies need to comply with. Including the new British Standard BS 8579 which...Find out more
BE EN Standard - How they affect balcony design
We have summarised all the key BS En Standards that are relevant to balcony design. Including the new BS 8579,...Find out more
How does CE Marking affect balcony design?
On 1st July 2014, it became mandatory in the UK to comply with BS EN 1090 (Steel and aluminium structures)...Find out more
Understand Lifetime Homes
Lifetime Home dwellings are ordinary homes designed to incorporate 16 Design Criteria that can be universally applied to new homes...Find out more
London Housing Design Guide
There is a minimum acceptable standard for the amount of floor space, private outdoor space, natural light and ceiling height...Find out more
Following the tragic fire at Grenfell on 14th June 2017, the government conducted a complete review of the claddings used...
Our Glide-On Cassette® balcony system is an approved product detail by Premier Guarantee...