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VELFAC 500 is Part Q compliant

Building regulation Part Q came into effect on October 1st 2015, with compliance phased over 12 months, and affects any residential building, renovation or refurbishment project that requires planning permission.

- Applies to new dwellings and changes of use on existing buildings where planning permission is granted after 1st October 2015
- It does not apply to work started before Oct. 1. 2015 and or work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before that date, provided the work is started on site before 1. October 2016.

- Into a dwelling from outside
- Access to flats from outside
- Into flats from common areas of the building


Evidence for Part Q and VELFAC windows and doors


Part Q compliant VELFAC opening functions - all window & door systems