Advice for builders

Environmental information for builders and developers.

Advice for builders - Highways

Advice for builders working on the highway and the necessary permits and licences which must be obtained.

Code of Construction Practice

The Code of Construction Practice and information about controlling noise, vibration and dust.

Noise and nuisance

Information on how to resolve a noise problem, including advice for builders.

Avoiding annoyance on site

Information on how to avoid annoyance on site and keep good relations with neighbours.

Biodiversity and trees

Protecting trees during the course of building works.

Communication during building projects

How to ensure good communication with residents throughout building projects.

Conserving the legacy

Information on preserving our cultural heritage during building projects with guidance for builders and developers who work on sites with archaeological significance.

Drainage and flooding

Information on drainage, flooding and discharge of wastewater including legislation, best practice and advice for residents.

Energy use and sustainability advice

How contractors can employ best practice and ensure the process of construction or deconstruction is made more sustainable.

Health and safety advice for builders

Health and safety advice, and information on working with asbestos and other hazardous materials.

Land contamination advice

Dealing with land contamination on a building site.

Light pollution advice

Advice for builders on lighting and light pollution.

Party walls

Advice and guidance on adjoining buildings or structures to building works.