When the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA) became law, it outlined what "higher-risk buildings" (HRBs) would be, making it clear that further law could follow on this.

This further law came into force as the Higher-Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 2023 (Regulations) in April 2023, setting out what HRBs are in more detail.

However, whether your building is an HRB (or not) is not that straightforward.

Womble Bond Dickinson's latest factsheet provides a high-level overview of what the BSA and Regulations say an HRB is, and highlights points to consider.

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WBD factsheet - higher-risk buildings