Part R - Electronic communications
Approved Document R, volume 1: Physical infrastructure and network connection for new dwellings
Publication title: Approved Document R, volume 1: Physical infrastructure and network connection for new dwellings
Date published: 26 December 2022 (takes effect from)
Building regulation for England covering requirements for infrastructure for electronic communications networks in buildings.
Approved Document R, volume 1: Physical infrastructure and network connection for new dwellings (2022 edition) applies to the erection of new dwellings.
This approved document supports Part R of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010 and takes effect on 26 December 2022 for use in England. It provides guidance on when the requirement for a connection to a gigabit-capable public electronic communications network for new dwellings may be modified or excluded.
This revised Approved Document will be incorporated into the Merged Approved Document and available on GOV.UK in due course. .