Technical resources

Common standards in the UK

        NHBC – Technical guide

NSSS – National Structural Steelwork for Building Construction. 5th ed.

Approved Government documents:

A – Structure

B – Fire safety

C – Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture

D – Toxic Substances

E – Resistance to the passage of sound

F – Ventilation

G – Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency

H – Drainage and Waste Disposal

J – Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems

K – Protection from falling, collision and impact

L – Conservation of fuel and power

M – Access to and use of buildings

P – Electrical Safety

Q – Security

R – Electronic communications

Regulation 7 – Materials and workmanship


Eurocodes 1-9


TATA Steel Bluebook – steel section properties

Reinforcement bars bending schedule (BS EN 1992-1:2004)

Corrosion and surface treatment

UK steel sections


Masonry fundamentals

Blockwork movement control

Brickwork movement control

Design of free-standing wall

Planning out masonry – tips and tables

 Timber roof

Truss types

Clear Engineering Solutions Ltd technical notes:

Gallow bracket installation