Building Safety Regulator


58% of unsafe buildings yet to start remediation works, government data shows

Data from the Department for Levelling Up and Housing and Communities monthly remediation report, shows that 58% of buildings identified with unsafe cladding are yet to start remediation works. Read More

Safety risks & RAAC

In this article, Natalie Sellar, Managing Associate at Addleshaw Goddard, explores the legislative framework in place, consequences of non-compliance, and practical considerations. Read More

Overview of the Building Safety Regulator’s strategic plan

The Building Safety Regulator (BSR) published its first three-year strategic plan on 28 November. Natalie Sellar, Managing Associate from Addleshaw Goddard, provides a summary of the plan. Read More

Philip White to lead Building Safety Regulator in permanent role

Philip White, HSE’s Director of Building Safety (DoBS), will continue in his current role leading the BSR on a permanent basis. Read More

Building Safety Regulator sets out three-year plan to create competent built environment and restore trust in sector

The Building Safety Regulator has published its first three-year strategic plan outlining its overarching direction and vision. Read More

‘No centralised regulator is a missed opportunity’ – Who is now responsible for fire safety enforcement?

Is the fragmented nature of fire safety enforcement and a lack of centralised guidance muddying the waters of the new regime? Read More

BSR will “show its teeth” for those failing to comply with legislation – Regulator provides update to industry at the Fire Conference 2023

Chris Griffin McTiernan says the Building Safety Regulator will support dutyholders, but will show its teeth to those who fail to comply. Read More

Over 13,000 dutyholders register high-rise buildings with Building Safety Regulator scheme

A few days after the registration deadline the BSR has revealed over 13,000 dutyholders have started or completed their applications. Read More

Deadline for registering high-rise residential buildings passes and new fire safety guidance comes into force as October arrives

The deadline to register high-rise residential buildings with the BSR has passed, while new fire safety guidance has also come into force. Read More

Building Safety Regulator appoints members for new Industry Competence Committee

An Industry Competence Committee (ICC) has been created to provide insight and guidance to improve competency in the sector. Read More

Government, Regulator and NFCC issue joint warning to building owners delaying fire safety remediation work

A joint statement has warned building owners who have not yet begun remediation work on fire safety defects that consequences are coming. Read More

Registration of buildings with new safety regulator underway

Around 750 applications have been opened with the Building Safety Regulator since its building safety registration process opened in April. Read More

Chief Inspector of Buildings, Peter Baker, retires from HSE and new Building Safety Regulator regime

Peter Baker has retired from his role as Chief Inspector of Buildings for the newly launched Building Safety Regulator at the HSE. Read More

Responsible persons urged to ‘be ready’ to register high-rise buildings with new Building Safety Regulator from April

The HSE is calling on building owners and managers to ensure they are ready to register their buildings with the new Building Safety Regulator. Read More

Building Advisory Committee aims to support Building Safety Regulator and drive industry best practice

Ron Alalouff reports on the inaugural meeting of the Building Advisory Committee – set up to provide technical advice and best practice. Read More

What information is required from responsible persons of occupied high-rise residential buildings? HSE releases initial guidance

An explanation of what the HSE's initial guidance requires of responsible persons for high-rise residential buildings in occupation. Read More



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