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Building Safety Regulator and Act

The Building Safety Regulator in England is part of the Health and Safety Executive, and was established under The Building Safety Act 2022 to:

  • regulate higher-risk buildings
  • raise safety standards of all buildings
  • help professionals in design, construction, and building control, to improve their competence

Read more: Building Safety Regulator - Building safety - HSE

The Building Safety Regulator has contacted buildings advising that they are in scope and should be registered. If you do not feel that you meet the criteria of an in-scope building, please use the contact details on the letter to seek further information as we are not able to resolve queries on this matter.

The requirement for a building to be considered in scope is detailed in the following guidance:
Criteria for determining whether a building is a higher-risk building during the occupation phase of the new higher-risk regime - GOV.UK (


The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 (the Regulations) have been introduced as an important step towards implementing the recommendations of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report. You can send us the required information here: Provision of Risk Information