BUILDING REGULATIONS AND OUR STAIRCASE MEASURING SERVICE
'..we survey, we supply and we install..'
To eliminate any measuring errors and to make sure your staircase will work in the space provided we offer a UK wide surveying and fittng service.
We are quite happy to work from your measurments but if you feel you require a survey please feel free to contact us.
There is a charge for the surveys however to show our comintment to good practive we are prepared to refund 50% of the fee if a order is placed with us within 30 days after the survey is carried out.
If you choose however to buy your stair online please note some of the building regulations below.
BUILDING REGULATIONS FOR STAIRCASES
As we are often asked about staircase regulations, we thought it may be useful to inform our clients as to the regulations surrounding many aspects of home improvements as well as building regulations pertinent to staircases. Although we sell stairs of diameter 100cm on this site, that does not necessarily mean they comply with all regulations. We always suggest you contact your local council prior to any work. However below is part K of the building regs section BS5395
Staircase Category Min-max rise per tread Min Clear widths per tread Min centre goings
A - A small private stair 170-220mm 600mm 145mm
B - Main stair in dwelling 170-220mm 800mm 190mm
C - Semi Public 170-220mm 800mm 230mm
Disclaimer - Please note that not all products bought from this site necessarily comply with building regulations. Note that it is therefore the purchaser’s responsibility to make sure they conform to the building work you are undertaking. All goods bought or ordered through this site or paid for over the phone or by cheque to the registered company Stairs Direct UK Ltd, still require to you to agree to our terms and conditions set out below and that the purchase is for the supply only of the goods and we are not responsible for the installation of the product or for parts lost or damaged due to installation. However we do have a list of preferred staircase fitters that we recommend. We do not employ them so any issues on jobs must be taken up with them directly. We (Stairs Direct UK Ltd) suggest that you always consult your local building authority prior to any building work or renovation work you undertook with regards to staircases.