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Door Canopies for Housing Associations – DDA Compliant

We’re proud to offer a range of 7 contemporary door canopies specifically designed to comply with the requirements of Part M of the Building Regulations. The regulations which came into force in 2015 incorporate a requirement from the Equality Act (formerly the Disability Discrimination Act – DDA) which applies to developments with Social Housing. The requirements apply to communal entrances and entrances to any individual Wheelchair or mobility users residence and require need to provide a covered area (Min width/ depth: 1200mm) above the entrance door level landing. Our range... Read More

DDA Compliant Door Canopies – We’ve got you covered

What the regulations stipulate and the problem facing developers Specifically, the regulations require a minimum cover with a width and depth of 1200mm. Due to the lack of door canopies of a suitable width and projection on the market, it presents most developers a time consuming and costly issue of having to source a bespoke door canopy Social Housing – changes to Part M Building regulations for entrances The latest update (2015) to Part M of the building regulations and its provision under the Equality act (Formerly known as the... Read More