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Access and Use of Dwellings – The Main Differences between Technical Guidance Document M 2000 and Technical Guidance Document M 2010

It is a common misconception that the guidance in relation to the access and use of dwellings provided in TGD M 2010 which came into effect on the 1st January 2012 has not changed from that provided in TGD M 2000.

The following section outlines some of the key differences between both sets of  guidance:

As we can see, the key differences highlighted above are subtle but important and should be taken into consideration at design stage.

If you would like further information on the design implications of Part M 2010, please do not hesitate to contact us.